UK Foreign Secretary William Hague
Media playback is unsupported on your device

William Hague: I'm not condemning Israel over 'attack' on Syria

Syria has formally complained to the United Nations over a reported Israeli attack within its borders.

Syria's army said Israeli jets had targeted a military research centre north-west of Damascus on Wednesday. Israel has declined to comment.

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said that rather than condemning the actions of Israel, attention should be focussed on addressing ''the root causes'' of the crisis in Syria.

  • 31 Jan 2013
Go to next video: Russia concern at Israeli 'strike'