Euro tour convinces PM on Iraq decision

Prime Minister Jean Chr�tien, who returns to Parliament today after a two-week swing through Europe, left here more convinced than ever that he made the right decision to steer clear of the United States-led war in Iraq.

While refusing to say so publicly, the Prime Minister and his advisers are relieved the Liberals kept Canada out of a military adventure that is shaping up in the U.S. and Britain as potentially the biggest political scandal in decades.

During the past two weeks, as Chr�tien met with world leaders in Greece, Russia and France, the failure of the U.S. and its allies to find evidence to justify their invasion of Iraq emerged as a potential source of lasting damage for U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

In both countries, there are continuing revelations about questionable intelligence used to justify claims that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein had to be removed by military force because he was hoarding chemical, biological or nuclear weapons.

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