'Increasingly likely' that James Foley's executioner was British: PM David Cameron
Published on Aug 21, 2014 1:20 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday it seemed “increasingly likely” that a British jihadist executed the US journalist James Foley.
Cameron, who broke off his holidays for meetings on the threat posed by Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria following the beheading, said the likely nationality of the executioner was “deeply shocking”.
Following the talks with senior ministers at his Downing Street office in London, he said “far too many” Britons had travelled to the region to take part in extremism.
“Let me condemn the barbaric and brutal act that has taken place and let’s be clear what this act is – it is an act of murder, and murder without any justification,” Cameron told reporters.
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