Ouch! Robin Cook neemt ontslag:

Ouch! Robin Cook neemt ontslag:

In principle I believe it is wrong to embark on military action without broad international support.

In practice I believe it is against Britain’s interests to create a precedent for unilateral military action.

As our foreign secretary I was impressed by the energy and skill with which you ended Britain’s isolation in Europe and achieved for our country equal status and influence to Germany or France.

I am dismayed that once again Britain is divided from our major European neighbours.

As President of the Party of European Socialists, of which the Labour Party is a member, it troubles me that I know of no sister party within the European Union that shares our position. [BBC]

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