Abdelati Obeidi
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Foreign minister reveals MI6 links

Abdelati Obeidi, former Libyan foreign minister under Col Muammar Gaddafi, has spoken to the BBC's Jeremy Bowen in Tripoli.

Mr Obeidi, 71, who is now in custody, was deeply involved in all the major diplomatic encounters between Libya and the West for more than a decade.

He confirmed that MI6 was operational in Tripoli until the start of the Libyan revolution in February.

Jeremy Bowen reports.

  • 06 Sep 2011