Press release

Press briefing: afternoon 11 June 2013

The Prime Minister's Spokesperson (PMS) answered questions on Washington, Syria and the economy.

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Washington

Asked what the government was expecting to get out of the Foreign Secretary’s visit to Washington, the Prime Minister’s Spokesperson (PMS) said that it was a scheduled meeting as part of the ongoing close working with allies in support of a political solution in Syria.

Syria

Asked whether there was any movement on Syria, the PMS said that the Prime Minister’s position remained unchanged and that work was ongoing to seek a political solution on how to move to a transitional government.

Economy

Asked what the Prime Minister’s view was on comments by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors that there are ‘green shoots’ for the UK housing market, the PMS said that the Prime Minister believes the economy is healing.

Published 12 June 2013