David Cameron could still order inquiry into Lockerbie bomber release, say senators

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David Cameron has not ruled out a full inquiry into the decision to free the Lockerbie bomber, US senators have claimed.

Four senators who met the Prime Minister during his visit to Washington said he told them he may yet order an independent investigation.

But the senators from New York and New Jersey, the states where most of the 189 American victims on board Pan Am flight 103 came from, said Mr Cameron was clear that he was keeping an open mind.

Mr Cameron has already asked Gus O'Donnell, the Cabinet Secretary, to release secret government documents that could shed light on how BP pushed Labour ministers to reach a prisoner transfer agreement with Libya. The deal paved the way for al-Megrahi to be freed last year on compassionate grounds....

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