Mother of dead soldier 'sickened' by Chilcot decision

The mother of a 19-year-old soldier killed in Iraq says she feels "sickened" by the decision to publish partial extracts of exchanges between Tony Blair and George Bush in the run-up to the Iraq war. Rose Gentle's son Gordon was killed in June 2004.

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Mother of Iraq soldier 'sickened' by Chilcot decision

The mother of a 19-year-old soldier killed in Iraq has said she is "sickened" by the decision to only partially publish the correspondence between Tony Blair and George Bush in the lead-up to the war.

The Chilcot Inquiry, which is looking into the decision to go to war, has reached a deal to publish the "gists" of the two leaders' communications.

Rose Gentle, whose son Gordon was killed in 2004, said: "I feel sickened...How will the families get to know the truth? We are just shoved aside. We just feel, what's the point?"

She also claimed the former Prime Minister would "walk away" from the investigation "with a smile on his face".

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