MOSCOW (Sputnik) — “What happened in Paris and Brussels could easily happen in London,” Fallon told The Telegraph newspaper in an interview.
“I hope all MPs [members of parliament] will weigh up the arguments. They need to keep us safe here in Britain, to respond to the United Nations resolution and to France’s call for help. The RAF [Royal Air Force] is making a difference in Iraq and we need to hit Isil [IS] harder and deal with this death cult once and for all,” Fallon said.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn opposes bombing ISIL positions in Iraq and Syria.
French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has called on the United Kingdom earlier this week to expand into Syria its air operations in the US-led coalition attacks against the Islamic State.