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Blair Working to Gather Support for Pressuring Iraq Further
Aired February 28, 2003 - 05:05 ET
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CAROL COSTELLO, CNN ANCHOR: British Prime Minister Tony Blair is working to gather support for pressuring Iraq further. The British leader has been meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar in Madrid. Britain and Spain are two of Washington's staunchest allies in the U.N. Security Council.
We're going to dip into this live right now to listen to what the two leaders have to say.
TONY BLAIR, BRITISH PRIME MINISTER: ... annual summit between Britain and Spain. And if I may right at the outset pay tribute to the courage and leadership of President Aznar in these few difficult months. It's been a hard thing to do for all the reasons that we know, but it has given enormous comfort, I think, to people who do understand the huge threats that our world faces today, that there are people like President Aznar who are prepared to give that leadership at this time.
And we are in agreement that we want to see the issue of the disarmament of Iraq resolved through the United Nations. Of course we do...
COSTELLO: OK, we're going to jump out of this now.
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