Tony Blair ‘misrepresented’ WMD evidence before Iraq invasion – UN inspector

Tony Blair ‘misrepresented’ WMD evidence before Iraq invasion – UN inspector

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair “misrepresented” military intelligence in order to secure approval to invade Iraq in 2003, Dr Hans Blix, the head of the UN inspection team at the time, has revealed.

Blix, who inspected Iraq for weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) before the US and British-led invasion, told former-Telegraph journalist Peter Oborne the intelligence gathered was not accurately represented by Blair.

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