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Miliband on renditions

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A couple of updates

On intelligence officers’ observations on the treatment of suspects held by the USA in Afghanistan

I’m saying nowt.

On whether he’d asked to be shown the 42 documents about Binyam Mohamed, I reckon the South Shields MP and Foreign Secretary said:

Well no, not exactly

You have to take a close look at the prepared wording that was given to Miliband in order to answer William Hague’s question, the FCO Legal Advisor back in February was informed that Obama’s administration in the USA was having a review of all state secret cases in the rendition process instituted by the Bush government, but he certainly DID NOT ask the Americans to release the 42 Mohamed related documents talked about in court. He intimated that we would have no objections to their release but made it quite clear that we would not be asking specifically for such action.

Clear diplomatic language which in a nutshell says

We’re doin’ nowt.

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Written by curly

April 24, 2009 at 8:13 pm

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