Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Libya: Qaddafi's son on WMDs

MEMRI has a translation of an interview Qaddafi's son, Sayf al-Islam, gave to the London based paper al Hayat. Sayaf insists the decision to give up Libya's weapons program happened before the war in Iraq.
To be precise – It was already nine months ago that most [of the agreement] among American intelligence, British intelligence, and Libyan military intelligence was reached with regard to WMDs, in the framework of secret negotiations prior to the war in Iraq."
He goes on to outline the reasoning behind the decision to give up the programs ... interesting reading ...

MEMRI = Middle East Media Research Institute