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Gordon Brown: 'Military action in Iraq was right'

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has told the Iraq inquiry that the decision to take military action in Iraq was "for the right reasons".

But he said there were "lessons to learn" about decision making, international co-operation and how to build a "just peace".

Inquiry witnesses have said that as chancellor Mr Brown played a key role in the run up to war and its aftermath.

It has also been claimed he cut defence funding after the 2003 invasion.


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