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Durkan's excuse has hollow ring

Mark Durkan's lame excuse for supporting a motion honouring the bravery of the British Army rings hollow.

The SDLP says it is opposed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - yet they sent the former South Antrim MLA, Thomas Byrne, to Afghanistan at the behest of the British Ministry of Defence.

Now we see that Mark Durkan MP has signed an Early Day Motion honouring the British troops in Afghanistan.

DALE MOORE

Derry

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