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Foreign Secretary William Hague said the government was determined to point out that they played no part in the release and reiterated the long-standing British policy of standing aside and watching.
"I think it is right that successive British governments have said we don't get involved and it's fair to say we did as much as the previous government did, which was bugger all in all honesty."
"We would like to reassure all UK citizens that you're on your own and will be for the foreseeable future."