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Letter: Vote against war

Sir: David Mason (letter, 28 April) complains that there is no party to vote for in the coming elections that has a principled objection to the war in Kosovo.

He is quite wrong.

The Green Party, which will be standing in 700 local government wards, and which will have full lists of candidates for the European, Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly elections, is completely opposed to the use of force to resolve the Kosovo crisis.

We believe that a peaceful diplomatic, economic and humanitarian solution involving the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe and United Nations peacekeepers and sensitive conflict resolution via independent mediators is the only way to provide a long-term solution that would benefit the ordinary people of the whole region.


Press Officer

North-East of England Green Party

Newcastle upon Tyne