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Chilcot to face MPs after Iraq war report delays

Sir John Chilcot is facing questions from MPs amid criticism of delays to his report into the Iraq war.

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Chilcot 'considering' invitation to appear before MPs

Sir John Chilcot has been asked to appear before the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. Credit: Jeff Moore/Empics Entertainment

A spokeswoman for the Iraq War inquiry has confirmed that Sir John Chilcot received the invitation to appear before the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and was considering his response.

Chairman of the Committee, Sir Richard Ottaway, has written to Sir John asking him to face MPs "at some point in the next two weeks" to explain "what stage preparation of the report has reached and what obstacles remain" before it can be submitted.

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