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EP play a role in getting -- convicted Lockerbie bomber released from prison -- only just so it could do business with -- Big question it's.
Joining the company -- Washington is John Bolton former US ambassador to the United Nations mr.
BP have any role in springing the Lockerbie bomb off but only.
I don't think there's any question about it that BP had wanted to get back into Libya in a big way for some number of years.
Several long series of complicated negotiations that BP was pushing the government of prime minister Tony Blair for years.
And the final hurdle was was -- demand that -- be released and papers that the British government itself made public last year.
Showed that that BP was all over prime minister Brown's government to achieve exactly that objective.
I believe that now that this -- being exposed it has developed into a real scandal in Britain.
I believe a cabinet member has said the release of the Lockerbie bomber was a mistake and I think it was going to be a full scale investigation.
Well there should be this was it disgrace it was outrageous.
That that this man should have been released clearly a decision that prime minister brown.
Forced on the government of Scotland this is not something that Scotland separate judicial system.
Could have protected against it was no doubt.
That that the the government in London wanted megrahi out of prison to facilitate.
British investment in Libya principally I think -- At the time -- conservative opposition leader David Cameron.
Said that the decision was completely nonsensical and he he yesterday.
Said that they they thought the the release was a mistake the current government of Great Britain.
Now BP is -- -- -- had taken a huge hit because of the gulf -- -- Could they take a -- they hit financially all.
Well they should take -- head and I will see -- they Senate Foreign Relations Committee is scheduled hearings for the end of this month.
David Cameron will be in Washington to meet with.
The president on Tuesday I'm sure this will be a subject of discussion.
But I regard this essentially is blood money 270 people died as a result of McGraw he's terrorism a 189.
Of them Americans.
And I was outraged last summer when he was released the -- the and I think if there.
More facts coming out more people will be outraged that it isn't I hate to -- but isn't this par for the course in international relations.
That you -- do a big business deal so you release some real bad guys you do it quietly do it in the dark of night but you do it.
It doesn't its capital times.
Well I hope it doesn't happen from the US point of view and you know I think this was a real failure.
By the Obama administration when megrahi was released last August people said below where it was the State Department on this the State Department.
Issued a statement saying that Secretary Clinton had worked for weeks and months.
To prevent it from happening unsuccessfully.
Obviously I just think in if you're talking about.
How to demonstrates strength in the war against terror.
You don't incentivized.
Terrorist acts by this kind of release of a man convicted in a free and fair trial under Scottish justice.
As being the murderer.
Thank ambassador John Bolton thanks very much for joining us -- always appreciative glad to be here this.
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