Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond
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Hammond defends work of UK intelligences agencies

In a rare speech talking about the UK's secret security services, the Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond has condemned those who have blamed the intelligence agencies for radicalising men such as Mohammed Emwazi, known as Jihadi John.

Mr Hammond said "apologists" for acts of terrorism were also to blame for the increase in violence.

He praised the "brilliance" of Britain's intelligence officers.

Gordon Corera reports.

  • 10 Mar 2015
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