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Baroness Warsi Quits Over Gaza: First Interview With Former Foreign Office Minister

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By: Mehdi Hasan

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/

Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has dramatically quit the government, citing the UK’s “morally indefensible” position on the conflict in Gaza.

In her resignation letter to the prime minister, David Cameron, Warsi wrote that Britain’s support for Israeli military action against Hamas, which has resulted in the deaths of more than 1,800 Palestinians over the past month, “is morally indefensible, is not in Britain’s national interest and will have a long term detrimental impact on our reputation”.

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