Tony Blair spoke about the desire to return to politics because of Brexit

Tony Blair, archive photo

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair said that the Kingdom’s exit from the European Union caused him to return to politics. He told this in an interview with The Daily Mirror.

“Brexit has become for me a direct motivation to be more involved in politics. Need to get my hands dirty, and I’ll do it,” said Blair. He added that he wants “to be in a situation when we are in the moment, and I said nothing because it would mean that I don’t care about this country.”

“We live in a world that is defined by change. There is a tension between cultures, people are worried about immigration, about the change in their communities. Economic stress, people are concerned about the quality of their work, and whether she had them at all. I’m going to take an active part in trying to shape the political debate, and it means to leave the country and re-enter,” summed up Blair.

United Kingdom during the Premiership of Blair (1997-2007) participated in the invasion of Iraq in 2003 as part of a coalition headed by the USA. Died in the war, 179 Britons, the Kingdom suffered serious financial losses.

In early July 2016 established by the British authorities, the Commission presented a detailed report on the invasion of Iraq in 2003. According to experts, Blair and led them to the government has not exhausted all peaceful methods before you get involved in the war, the invasion of Iraq was undertaken without a proper legal basis and adequate planning. The former head of the government, in turn, said that “decided to take military action against Saddam Hussein the best of intentions, and being sure that it will serve the interests of the country.”