Tony Blair used his final foreign trip as prime minister to sign a confidential deal with Moammar Gadhafi to train Libyan special forces and supply him with Nato secrets.
A copy of the accord obtained by The Daily Telegraph shows that the two leaders agreed to co-operate on defence matters in a range of areas, including exchanging information about defence structures and technology.
It was signed during the former Labour prime minister’s “Blair-well” tour of Africa in May 2007, in Gaddafi’s tent in the Libyan desert.
Included in the document was an agreement on “co-operation in the training of specialised military units, special forces and border security units”. Continue reading