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Evidence That British Ministers Traded Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi For Gadaffi’s Oil

by | 27th, August 2009

libya-deal DID the British Government those traders in ethical foreign policy do a deal with Libya that traded mass murderer Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi for oil?

Opposition parties say ministers have serious questions to answer after Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif, said Megrahi’s release was part of a trade deal.

Remember Saif?

In 2002, Saif Gaddafi, the son of Libyan Leader Colonel Gaddafi, celebrated his victory against The Sunday Telegraph outside the High Court. Gaddafi, then a 29-year-old architect and engineer, was at the High Court to fight 1563706 against The Sunday Telegraph in which he was claiming libel damages over an article in 1995 which he says accused him of being a dishonest maverick involved in money laundering.

He won. The British media lost. Now the same Daily Telegraph that questioned Saif’s honesty tells us:

Saif al Islam Gaddafi, Col Gaddafi’s son, made it clear that in all business talks with Britain, the release of al-Megrahi was always ‘on the negotiating table.’ That claim, allied with the new revelation that other ministers have been holding wide-ranging talks, puts Mr Brown in an increasingly difficult position.

Who or what to believe?

AGW sees a press release by the press association. “Not a lot to add… Apart from saying that Mandelson’s “offensive” quote is a cracker.

(He would say that wouldn’t he?…as that other notorious Mandy…Welsh

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