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Gorbachev: Iraq war "blow to international law"

[JURIST] According to a Russian Interfax wire story Wednesday, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev [official website] has severely criticized the US-led war in Iraq. Echoing sentiments expressed earlier by current Russian President Vladimir Putin, he called the operation "a huge political mistake. It is a blow to the United Nations, primarily its Security Council and to international law as a whole." Read the complete Interfax wire.

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