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Tony Blair takes tough line on nuclear Iran

1 September 2010 Last updated at 11:57 BST

The international community has to be prepared to take military action against Iran if the regime develops a nuclear weapon, Tony Blair has said.

The former prime minister's comments were made in a BBC interview with Andrew Marr to publicise his memoirs, A Journey.

Mr Blair said it was "wholly unacceptable" for Tehran to seek a nuclear weapons capability.

The Tony Blair Interview with Andrew Marr is broadcast on BBC2 Wednesday 7pm