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UK: Jeremy Corbyn heckled ahead of speech at peace conference in London02:54

UK: Jeremy Corbyn heckled ahead of speech at peace conference in London

United Kingdom, London
October 8, 2016 at 19:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

Ahead of his speech at the Stop The War Coalition conference, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was heckled with demands for him to speak out against the Russian intervention in the Syrian conflict from the audience of conference delegates and members of the Stop The War Coalition, in London on Saturday.

"I'm not here to apologise for any group in Syria. I want a political solution as quickly as possible and that is what we are trying to say here today," Corbyn stated after the protesters were escorted out of the event.

He criticised British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party for allegedly claiming in Tory party conference "that the big problem facing Britain was actually registering everybody of foreign birth and where they work," and added that UK "cannot descend into a society based on suspicion and xenophobia and all the racism that comes from it."

UK: Jeremy Corbyn heckled ahead of speech at peace conference in London02:54
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Ahead of his speech at the Stop The War Coalition conference, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was heckled with demands for him to speak out against the Russian intervention in the Syrian conflict from the audience of conference delegates and members of the Stop The War Coalition, in London on Saturday.

"I'm not here to apologise for any group in Syria. I want a political solution as quickly as possible and that is what we are trying to say here today," Corbyn stated after the protesters were escorted out of the event.

He criticised British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party for allegedly claiming in Tory party conference "that the big problem facing Britain was actually registering everybody of foreign birth and where they work," and added that UK "cannot descend into a society based on suspicion and xenophobia and all the racism that comes from it."

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