Blair is sorry for the mistakes in Iraq war – level 1
The West attacked Iraq. The West said that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. However, this was not true. The West was wrong. It was a mistake.
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of Britain when this happened. CNN interviews him. CNN is a Western TV channel.
Blair talks about the Iraq war. He talks about the mistakes in the war. Blair says that he is sorry.
Difficult words: said (past of “say”), had (past of “have”), weapons of mass destruction (things which can kill a lot of people), was (past of “is”).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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