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Tony Blair Was Complicit In Release Of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi

by | 1st, February 2011

BRITISH ministers secretly briefed Libya’s Government on how to secure the early release of the Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi .

The man convicted of the UK’s worst mass murder was released after Tony Blair’s Government had advised Tripoli the man convicted of downing the Pan Am flight 103 the Maid of the Seas was held in Scotland and subject to Scottish law but Blair’s government had control of Foreign policy. Two hundred and seventy were killed when the plane was destroyed.

Wikileaks has released leaked US diplomatic cables which show the US Government was complicit since it knew of the talks and had been briefed.

Which was more than the Scottish Government and the Scots First Minister Alex Salmond today says Blair’s ministers were “playing false”

The Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill released the bomber 15 months ago after being told Megraghi had three months to live.

One memo, obtained by WikiLeaks and seen by The Glasgow Herald , refers to a 2008 letter sent to Tripoli outlining how to secure the compassionate release of prisoners held in Scottish jails.

The memo, marked as classified and written by Richard LeBaron,

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