Mr. William Hague said Mr. Moussa Koussa had not been offered any immunity from justice, dampening speculation that the British government might seek to overlook allegations - levelled by Libya’s opposition - that he played a pivotal role in the bombing.

Prosecutors in Scotland say they want to interview Libyan foreign minister who apparently defected to Britain about the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people.

Scottish prosecutors say they’ve asked Britain’s Foreign office to speak with Moussa Koussa, following his arrival in Britain on Wednesday.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said the resignation of Mr. Koussa, one of the most senior members of Qadhafi’s government, shows that the Libyan leader’s regime is “fragmented, under pressure and crumbling.”

But Mr. Hague said Mr. Koussa had not been offered any immunity from justice, dampening speculation that the British government might seek to overlook allegations - levelled by Libya’s opposition - that he played a pivotal role in the bombing.

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