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Iraqis react to Blair war testimony
Residents of Baghdad feel that the UK inquiry into the Iraq war is a waste of time.
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2010 19:07 GMT



Many Iraqis have been watching Tony Blair, the former British PM, presenting his testimony over the run-up to the Iraq war in 2003.

But while many in London may be wondering how Blair could explain his rationale for going to war, reaction in Baghdad was a bit different.

Residents in the Iraqi capital gathered to watch the inquiry, which many say, after everything they've endured, is just a waste of time. 

Al Jazeera's Owen Fay reports.

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