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'If you have a safe place to go, go there': Tony Blair's astonishing phone call to Colonel Gaddafi just before he was overthrown by Libyan rebels

Thursday, October 1, 2015 13:11
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The conversation between Mr Blair and Gaddafi was made public as part of the latest batch of emails released from when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State in response to a freedom of information request.

Showing surprising concern for the tyrant’s welfare, Mr Blair told him: ‘If you have a safe place to go then you should go there’.

There was no mention of facing justice and instead Mr Blair wanted to broker a deal for Gaddafi.

The former Prime Minister was criticised over his infamous ‘Deal in the desert’ in 2004 which secured lucrative oil deals for BP and ended Libya’s international isolation.

He also wrote Gaddafi grovelling letters which began: ‘Dear Muammar, I trust you and your family are well’ ….


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