Attorney General Jeremy Wright sets out the legal basis for British military strikes against terror targets overseas.

Attorney General Jeremy Wright today set out the legal basis for British military strikes against terror targets overseas.

He spoke in central London this evening at an event hosted by the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

His speech focused primarily on legal discussions that would taken place before action is taken in self-defence against an imminent attack and that it is important to only do this when it is neccessary and as a last resort.

To read the Attorney Generals speech published earlier this evening please click here.

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