PM approved Libyan dictator's layover

Prime Minister Stephen Harper personally approved Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's planned Canadian layover last year, even as his Conservative government was rebuking the Libyan dictator for celebrating a convicted terrorist, the Canadian Press reported. Mr. Gadhafi cancelled the planned stop in Newfoundland after the PMO warned he would be scolded for throwing a party for a man jailed in the Lockerbie bombing.

Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

Prime Minister Stephen Harper personally approved Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's planned Canadian layover last year, even as his Conservative government was rebuking the Libyan dictator for celebrating a convicted terrorist, the Canadian Press reported. Mr. Gadhafi cancelled the planned stop in Newfoundland after the PMO warned he would be scolded for throwing a party for a man jailed in the Lockerbie bombing.

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