Top Libyan defector set to face Lockerbie questions

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Top Libyan defector Moussa Koussa looks set to be quizzed over the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am airliner over Lockerbie in Scotland, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Representatives from Scotland's Crown Office and Dumfries and Galloway Police confirmed they met with Foreign Office officials in London Monday to lodge a formal request to meet Libya's former foreign minister, who arrived in Britain from war-torn Libya last week.

A statement from Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary -- which has jurisdiction over Lockerbie -- described the meeting with Foreign Office officials as "very positive" and suggested a meeting with Koussa could take place in the next few days.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Foreign Office officials would encourage Koussa to cooperate with investigators, Britain's Press Association reported....

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