British assets in the region have more, or less confirmed that following the well-publicized defecting of Libya‘s Minister Musa Kusa, at least two of the Colonel‘s senior ministers are now in Tunis discussing a ‘bailout’ package with British and French intelligence officers.
It also seems that the Colonel’s head of intelligence and minister for Europe has already packed bags and is on his way out of the troubled country. Others defecting are: up to seven other ministers, diplomats and officials who are now in Tunisia; Ali al-Treiki, Gaddafi’s minister for Africa and Tarek Khalid Ibrahim, the deputy head of mission in London.
- Cameron: Libyan Defector Shows Regime’s Decay (news.sky.com)
- Hague: ‘No Immunity’ For Gaddafi Insider (news.sky.com)
- Libya regime faces collapse as ‘dirty dozen’ follow Musa Kusa (dailymail.co.uk)
- Libyan foreign minister Musa Kusa defects to UK in further Gaddafi regime blow (dailymail.co.uk)
- Libya’s Musa Kusa ‘A Plum Prize’ For UK (news.sky.com)
- Kusa: Shamed Diplomat To Gaddafi Defector (news.sky.com)
- The Gaddafi Regime Suffers A Huge Defection (time.com)