Abdelbaset al-Megrahi (right) is released from prison
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Bomber release 'not BP's fault'

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted BP should not be blamed for the "completely wrong" decision to release the Lockerbie bomber.

In a joint news conference with US President Barack Obama, Mr Cameron said the Scottish government was responsible for freeing Abdelbaset al-Megrahi last year.

Claims have been made that BP lobbied for the release.

The BBC's James Landale reports from Washington.

  • 20 Jul 2010
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