The government has reiterated that it does not believe military action against Iran would be appropriate at the moment, following the disclosure that Britain has rebuffed US requests to use UK military bases to support the buildup of forces in the Gulf.
Downing Street said: "We are working closely with the US with regard to UK bases" but "the government does not think military action is the right course at this point of time".
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