Oct 7, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031295
0 Persons
terror' chose they - choice a given were `Taliban :Blair confirmed Sunday Blair Tony Minister Prime -- IRNA 7, .Oct London, and submarines missile-firing British of use the ordered had he that Afghanistan against US the with operations military joint in aircraft attacks, the following nation the to address televised an In the for gravity utmost of moment a" as event the described Blair ".world Downing at speech Minister's Prime the of text full The :follows as is Street Bush, President by announcement the from know all you As" .begun have Afghanistan inside targets against action military .action this in engaged are forces UK that confirm can I" armed Britain's to outset the at tribute pay to want I" Minister Prime British a for strength greater no is There .forces forces the that know to this like time a at nation British the and .world the in best the amongst are upon calling are we burden immense an carrying course of are families their and They" British the will as anxiety, deep feeling be will and moment this at sense their courage, their in pride great take can we but people, the throughout held are they which with esteem the and duty, of .world the and action military to forces commits lightly country No" .involved risks inevitable 11 September on US the upon attacks the following clear made We" .responsible was who clear was it once action take would we that been has who anyone of mind the in nor mind, my in doubt no is There material, intelligence including evidence, available the all through by headed network al-Qaida the by out carried were attacks these that .Laden bin Osama the by supported and harboured are they that clear is it Equally" .Afghanistan inside regime Taliban more is It .occurred atrocity the since month a almost now is It" to Taliban the to delivered was ultimatum an since weeks two than .consequences the face or terrorists the up yield .this do not will Taliban the that doubt beyond clear is It" with siding or justice, with siding of choice the given were They .terror chose They .terror in operation the to important, equally all parts, three are There" .humanitarian and diplomatic military, - engaged are we which against targeted be will taking are we action military The" or terror of network al-Qaida the in involved be to know we places .Taliban the of apparatus military the against our of mindful together put been has plan military The" .casualties civilian avoid to can humanly we all do to determination will we But .last will action of wave this long how disclose cannot I .resolve and reason with act the for responsible those pursue to objective the set have We" take to and terrorism of network Laden's bin eradicate to attacks, .him sponsoring is that regime Taliban the against action that confirm can I involvement, British precise the After" a that request specific a made government US the Wednesday last now has which operation the in used be assets military UK of number .deployed be to assets these for authority the gave I that and begun, other and reconnaissance Garcia, Diego at base the include They" submarines missile-firing The .submarines missile-firing and aircraft the in use for available be will assets air The .tonight use in are .days coming required force the of bulk the providing obviously are US The" As .effort international an is this But .operation the leading and also have Canada and Australia Germany, France, UK, the as well .it in part take to themselves committed have I time the in fronts, political and diplomatic the On" so commanded has that situation a recall cannot I Minister, Prime been those from just not - support of coalition powerful a such quickly others many from but action military in involved directly countries .world the of parts all in since days 26 the in weakened not strengthened has coalition That" the to due measure small no is This .occurred atrocity the .Bush President of statesmanship in dangers are there course of whilst that understands world The" the - greater far far, are inaction of dangers the are, we as acting the economies, our to threats the outrage, such further of threat ".world the of stability the to threat KS/KS End