UK Won’t Deploy ‘Boots On The Ground’ In Iraq, Vows Tougher Action – 18 August 2014

RT logoDavid Cameron said the UK won’t deploy “boots on the ground” in Iraq, but could arm Kurdish fighters in its efforts to aid the fight against IS jihadists. Meanwhile, the Defence Secretary said British involvement in Iraq could last for months.

“We are not going to be putting boots on the ground, we’re not going to be sending ine British Army,” Cameron said.

Speaking on BBC Breakfast on Monday, Cameron reiterated that British troops would not be sent to Iraq to combat the threat of Islamist extremists.

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