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Blair accepted Iraq War question
BEIJING, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) According to the “Agency” report, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair 29 investigation hearing on the war in Iraq testified that his 2003 invasion of Iraq for the overthrow of Saddam Hussein’s decision , “does not regret ‘, believes that military action will make the world safer.
This is the first public description of Tony Blair into the Iraq decision-making process, both inside and outside the venue and the families of soldiers killed in Iraq, the people, up to 6 hours of hearings, broadcast television throughout.
Blair said the decision to invade Iraq caused the British to split opinion, which he felt sorry, “but if you ask me is not therefore a better Iraq, I believe that over time, it must become a looking forward to the country, when we look back at history, it will also feel very proud. ”
regret being asked whether to attack Iraq, Blair said, “I understand their responsibilities, but to overthrow the Saddam regime, I do not regret, I think he is a beast, I believe he not only threatened the Middle East region, or even the whole world. ”
he said, “In the circumstances, would be a better decision to overthrow Saddam Hussein, I really to believe that the whole world thus becomes more secure.”
Blair further stated that if Saddam Hussein stay in power, may now be competition between Iraq and Iran nuclear energy, and support for terrorist organizations.
He stressed that “the decision to attack Iraq, frankly I would make the same decision ─ if the development of weapons of mass destruction Saddam Hussein may be, then we must stop him.”
Blair left the venue when the end of testimony, some protesters shouted Chihe him, “You are a liar,” “You are a murderer”, and have people shouting “Blair deceived thousands of people died!” “detention Blair” to show the resentment caused by the war in Iraq has not yet subsided.
Blair on behalf of the Labour Party since 1997 general election, defeating the Conservative Party to power after three consecutive wins, in power for 10 years of performance, because the decision of the war in Iraq with dust, in the domestic political popularity fell sharply, had to step down in June 2007.