Newspaper: blur talks Blair and Bush before the Iraq war

Newspaper: blur talks Blair and Bush before the Iraq war

18/07/2012 10:13

Beirut, July 18 (AKnews) – drew the newspaper “The Guardian” British that the government is moving toward declined to call the two presidents, Tony Blair and George Bush before the Iraq war. the paper quoted official sources as saying that “the conversation thread that took place between Blair and Bush before the invasion of Iraq will silence them by the current coalition government, “while the Attorney General Dominique Graves, in an interview with the newspaper that there was” one case to respond to this prohibition is that so they can be ordered former leaders announced to the public interest. ” The paper disclosed that “the communication between the two parties discussed the opposition to the French President at the time, Jacques Chirac to the process of invasion, which was announced two days ago in a television interview. ” and quoted the same sources that “in the next week will be so they can be discussed veto the proposal to issue Version telephone in the Cabinet, was asked of both Blair and leader of the the current Labour Party, Ed Miliband, their opinion in this proposal. ” The newspaper said that “if the government suspended the publication would be the third time that a court invalidate the information since January last …. Despite the promises of Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy, Nick Clegg, the government Sttaty with the issue transparently than ever before. ” But what is happening according to the newspaper that “Aeltsiasa spent on the work of the Court, and that the government is doing today by refusing to disclose documents is to protect the right of the prime minister’s future in deceiving the British people”, noting that “it is also possible to have both Blair and Bush have spoken in this return their calls for the possibility of a military operation inside Iraq without the cover of the Security Council.” The “Blair was accused Chirac always being the reason for the failure to obtain Council resolution initially.” and drew the newspaper that “four months ago, the Court of information that reveal the government for some of the talks between the two presidents, but the State Department challenged the decision,” .   the paper quoted Jack Straw, then Foreign Minister, as saying that “This case is very important, because the Blair government claimed that the interview Chirac killed all hope of reaching a diplomatic solution,” adding that this talk “contrasts with the words of the British ambassador in France John Holmes, who said that France would veto a new resolution of the United Nations at that time. ” From: Khalil al-Khalil, the Open: Peace Baghdadi

Source: aknews