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Foreign Secretary appalled by ISIL’s sadistic murder of Moaz al-Kassasbeh

Philip Hammond extends his deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Moaz al-Kassasbeh and the people of Jordan.

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Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

I am appalled and saddened by ISIL’s sadistic murder of Moaz al-Kassasbeh. I extend my deepest sympathy to his family and friends and the people of Jordan as they mourn their loss. This latest depravity will only redouble international determination to eradicate the evil that is ISIL.

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Published 4 February 2015