Foreign Secretary William Hague
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Iraq conflict: William Hague rules out military action

Military intervention in the growing crisis in Iraq has been ruled out by the UK Foreign Secretary William Hague.

Mr Hague told MPs that it was in Britain's national interest to see a stable and democratic Iraq, and non-military assistance would be offered.

He also said that the Sunni militants, led by ISIS - the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant - included fighters from the UK.

  • 16 Jun 2014