Tony Blair voices anger at pursuit of British soldiers for alleged war abuses

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Former prime minister says such investigations should never have happened and that soldiers and their families should not face such an ordeal

Tony Blair has added his voice to the mounting criticism of investigations into British troops facing allegations of serious misconduct in Iraq or Afghanistan.

The former prime minister said he was “very sorry” soldiers were being put through such an “ordeal”, and said the process looking into claims should never have been set up.

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