THEY SAID WHAT?

Western Mail - - VIEWS OF WALES -

“Let me be ab­so­lutely clear: we have acted be­cause it is in our na­tional in­ter­est to do so. It is in our na­tional in­ter­est to pre­vent the fur­ther use of chem­i­cal weapons in Syria - and to up­hold and de­fend the global con­sen­sus that these weapons should not be used. For we can­not al­low the use of chem­i­cal weapons to be­come nor­malised - ei­ther within Syria, on the streets of the UK or else­where”

- The Prime Min­is­ter.

“It was re­tal­i­a­tion, not an act of war. Ten days ago, Pres­i­dent Trump wanted the United States of Amer­ica to with­draw from Syria. We con­vinced him to re­main”

- Pres­i­dent Em­manuel Macron of France jus­ti­fy­ing the West’s air on­slaught on Syria over Pres­i­dent As­sad’s al­leged chem­i­cal war­fare in Douma.

“I am deeply, deeply con­cerned about Europe, and that in a year’s time we’re go­ing to be a tiny lit­tle is­land just float­ing around in the North Sea. It’s mad­ness”

- Artist Tracey Emin, above, is no

fan of Brexit.

“I hope I might ar­range a dress re­hearsal be­fore I go”

- Ac­tor Sir Ian McKellen who is re­port­edly plan­ning his own fu­neral and memo­rial ser­vice.

“It was the hard­est de­ci­sion I will ever make in my life­time”

- Neville Lawrence, who has for­given the killers of his son Stephen Lawrence.

“Re­cently, our gov­ern­ment pub­lished its 25-year plan for the en­vi­ron­ment. God help us. Words, most of the im­por­tant ones miss­ing, and tar­get dates set so long into the fu­ture I nearly wept. No politi­cian even want to ac­knowl­edge that the sin­gle most dan­ger-

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