Tony Blair backs Trump’s stance on North Korea and Syria and says he was right to bomb Assad

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Donald Trump ’s tough stance on Syria and North Korea has got the thumbs up from Tony Blair.

The former Prime Minister said the US President was right to authorize a military strike following Bashar al-Assad’s regime use of chemical weapons.

“You cannot let Assad use chemical weapons in that way and get away with it. You need a solution in Syria in the end and that solution is only going to happen if people see we are prepared to take a tough stance,” he said.

Mr Blair also offered reassurances about Mr. Trump’s foreign policy initiatives, saying that so far they had been in line with “mainstream Republican thinking.”

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Source: News Now/ Mirror Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.