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Lib Dem conference: delegates on UK role in Syria

17 September 2013 Last updated at 13:42 BST

Liberal Democrats delegates debated the UK's role over potential military and humanitarian action in Syria.

It came hours after William Hague told the BBC that Britain was willing to send experts to assist international efforts to rid the Assad regime of chemical weapons, but ruled out deploying any UK troops to provide them with security.

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