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Aero-News Quote of the Day
“I had previously accepted the importance of the
al-Megrahi issue to Scotland and said I would try to get an
exclusion for him on the face of the agreement. I have not been
able to secure an explicit exclusion. The wider negotiations with
the Libyans are reaching a critical stage and, in view of the
overwhelming interests for the United Kingdom, I have agreed that
in this instance the [prisoner transfer agreement] should be in the
standard form and not mention any
Source: British Justice Secretary Jack
Straw in a letter to his Scottish counterpart Kenny MacAskill in