[ltr]Text telephone call between Tony Blair and Bush the night of the invasion of Iraq[/ltr][ltr][You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
London -arac Press -4 July: In March 2003, the night of the invasion of the United States, aided byBritain to Iraq, received a then - British Prime Minister Tony Blair, a call from former US President George W. Bush, caused by a willingness to participate in that war.
The newspaper " The Guardian" the British, theday, the text of the call, according to the By Sarah Hlim, in her article the newspaper through its website, a senior adviser to British Prime Minister Jonathon Powell 's wife at this time, and he heardthe call by virtue of the position of her husband.
She said , "Hlim" she wrote part of that conversation in theatrical work called "loyalty", was presented in London in 2011, and pointed out that John Chilcot, chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into the Iraq war, published his report this week, the play attended ,accompanied by his staff, and it took many notes, perhaps because he believes that the character, dialogue and gestures, and allthe elements of human behavior at work probably will take into account when investigating.
She explained, that their presence in one house with a man who lives with the British Prime Minister, made it well known features of personal Tony Blair, who was in constant contact with her husband hours of day and night.
"Hlim" and said that with the end of the war in Iraq, left many of the characters away from the scene, most notably Richard Dearlove, head of British intelligence M16, which succeeded in the embodiment of good character in a theatrical work writtenby Michael Simkins, pointing out that the drama were not complete, especially in the absence of a personal George W. Bush, and his special relationship with Tony Blair, as well as a call to "kick ass" famous, which came on the eve of the invasion ofIraq.
She stressed "Hlim" That call came at ten pm, when he was her young children in the bathroom downstairs, pointing out that "Blair", during which he tried to convince the "Bush" to wait for a second UN resolution especially in Iraq, and the failure todo so.
And Sarah, by virtue of her stay with Powell, you hear every now and then calls between Blair and Powell calls or listen to Powell virtue of his work.
This full conversation between Tony Blair and George Bush 's text, as reported by "Hlim" in her article on the "Guardian":
- US military voted for "Blair": Mr. Prime Minister, President of the United States of America wants to talk to you.
- Blair: Hi, how are you?
- Bush: I'm fine, fine. But, more importantly, how are you? You're very brave, really. Your body language, actually. I I saw you on TV. Fabulous. Will remember this real leadership, believe me.
- Blair: Yes, but it 's tough sometimes, believe me. But you also do well.
- Bush: Who, me? (I'm ready to inflict punishment).
- Blair laughs in the (tension) after expressing mutual admiration, particularly with regard to the language of their bodies, Blair tried to cast paper raises the subject of the French, it was the then French President Jacques Chirac "problematic" and opposes the UN resolution second, as Blair said.
- Bush: Yes, but what the French reaction to a never? Any wars they have earned since the French Revolution?
- Blair: Yes, it is true, it is true.
More bad jokes about the French. Blair then try again.
- Blair: So ... what do we do now?
- Bush: I would like to end up the subject of the second resolution on Friday, we end up .. end up with Chile and Mexicans .. closed completely.
- The silence and the sound of breathing, Blair: Yeah, well, let me explain how we see it, I want to take with me the Europeans,by day Friday may be too early.
- For a long period of silence, a modern voice in the Oval Office, and a few after you hear a pleasant voice , "Bush" picks up thehandset again and change the subject suddenly talking about the then Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin, it harnesses two men from Hans Blix, the inspector UN weapons which did not find evidence of a weapons of mass destruction, which Bush described as "worthless , " and then spoke about the intelligence information about alleged weapons of mass destruction had intended head of Iraq 's Saddam Hussein to get rid of them.
- Bush: I learn? We can instruct it and make sure that Chirac heard of it, and you show him, and when this is the "utter Nabi means Saddam" up to Europe, where they would say George and Tony?
- Sound of laughter, Blair: We have to make people understand that we will not fight because we want war, but because there is no alternative.
- Bush: Yes. And I have a big speech tomorrow , I'd say words like this. But to do something about my body language, but body language is excellent, how to do this? It became clear that Blair 's attempt to persuade the Bush awaiting second UN resolution and therefore postponed the war has failed.
But before Bush decided to close the phone supports Blair again, where Bush said , but to learn Hey Tony that the American people would never forget what you do, people say to me Is Prime Minister Blair really with you along the way? Do you trust him? I say yes, because I know when I see a sense of leadership, real courage, he will not let us down.
Laughing , "Blair , " again without knowing how to respond, Blair: This may be the words that Stnakec the mausoleums.
Bush , laughing like Rest in peace, Here lies a brave man, is this what you mean?
Blair 's voice was tense: "Yes, it is true, here Blair made his last - ditch plea to Bush, this time for" words "about the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, which had hoped Blair to be a counter in front of the war, but Bush was a rush to endthe call at this point, where he said , "to go to Texas now, but cohesion, you're brave."
"Hlim" and said that "after a silence that prevailed in place after the end of the call, I imagined Blair, sitting alone, and imagine his grave, and it is considering the possibility of losing the support of the House of Commons who received it, compared towaiting for a second UN resolution, or think of call that It came from a man who praises his body language. "
She added: "But without a doubt, this call has contributed significantly in shaping the character , Tony Blair, and how it included Britain to the United States in its war on Iraq."
She noted, that he might have made that call , "Blair" thinks too much in "self - belief himself , " but at the last minute that he probably felt Blair begin their "political death" .anthy (1)
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