Monday, August 31, 2009

Lockerbie Bomber Release -- Contradictions And A MI6 Connection

The release of Megrahi, who is suffering from prostate cancer, on compassionate grounds and his return to Libya provoked a storm of provoked a storm of international condemnation. Photo: Reuters

MI6 Agent Joined Disgraced BP Boss In Secret Meetings With Gaddafi -- Daily Mail

New questions about the extent of the Government’s involvement in the trade deals that led to the release of the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Al Megrahi, were raised last night with the revelation that an MI6 agent flew to Libya with former BP boss Lord Browne for two cloak-and-dagger meetings with Colonel Gaddafi.

Jeff Chevalier, the ex-lover of Lord Browne, has told The Mail on Sunday that Browne was ‘shocked’ when the agent made a reference to his relationship with Mr Chevalier, indicating the authorities knew about their liaison, which was a closely guarded secret.

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My Comment: The following news stories reveals the confusion within the Labor Government on this issue.

Jack Straw Denies Allegations He Gave Green Light To Release Megrahi -- The Guardian


Jack Straw Admits Cave-In Over Libyan Lockerbie Bomber Demands -- The Telegraph


Downing Street Approved Lockerbie Bomber Deal -- Times Online

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