UK offers help as France seeks to bolster anti-IS coalition

November 23, 2015 1:02 PM

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PARIS Britain on Monday offered France use of an airbase in Cyprus for its strikes on Islamic State in Syria as President Francois Hollande prepared to ask other world leaders for help fighting the militant group.

On a visit to Paris on Monday, British Prime Minister David Cameron also offered air-to-air refueling services, saying he was convinced Britain should carry out military air strikes alongside France and would be recommending Britain's parliament vote through such measures.

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