Blair has always apologized for the fact that the intelligence error and mistakes in planning .. but as long as he says he did not think it was a mistake to overthrow Saddam Hussein.
BAGHDAD / Obelisk: apologized to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for 'errors' in the planning for the Iraq war, pointing out that 'the intelligence that we received' was wrong, but officials believe that pre-empt and circumvent the results that may be saved to report 'Chilcot' on the investigation in the Iraq war.
Through Blair, during an interview with a US television channel, for 'regret about some aspects of the conflict', but his spokeswoman said that for as long as Blair apologized for the 'intelligence error'.
Blair said, during an interview with the channel 'CNN' I apologize for the fact that the intelligence that we received was a mistake ', adding that he apologizes well' for some of the errors in the planning, and certainly our fault in our understanding of what was going to happen when the ousted regime '.
According to Sky News, the apology Blair raised speculation that he is trying to 'circumvent' and respond to the results of the commission of inquiry into the Iraq war 'Chilcot report' that the late release of the results so much.
The Prime Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon said 'wrap Blair began the process, but the state is still waiting for the facts' .. The delayed Chilcot report is a scandal'.
A spokeswoman for former British Chief Minister said that 'as long as Blair to apologize for the fact that the intelligence error and mistakes in planning .. but as long as he says he did not think it was a mistake to overthrow Saddam Hussein. "
She 'did not say that the overthrow of Saddam's 2003 decision' has caused the emergence of Daash, and explained that there was no organization Daash was unheard of before the end of 2008 when it was the defeat of al-Qaeda '.
She said Blair had to say in 2009 that 'Iraq is moving towards greater stability'.
She said that Blair 'All these things said previously'.
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