I'm very proud of my team because we have demonstrated to Europe what we can do.
We are all really upset, because this was a one-off opportunity. We did everything right, but we were unable to get the ball in the net and so we've missed out on the final. We are leaving with our heads held high, though.
We showed we deserved to be there but, because of our lack of accuracy, we were left without the big final. Our heads are high although we're inconsolable.
There wasn't any observable scientific or procedural reason for (the FDA) to first decline and then further delay the decision. I had to make the inference this was a decision that was made on the basis of political pressure, and it seemed to me that was unacceptable,
It's a very restrictive license.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it / immediately.
Stephen R. Covey