The Government of Duplicity on CIA Flights
The government of then-Foreign Minister Per Stig Møller (K) in the lead played a double game when, in 2008 was pressured to investigate whether the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency had used Danish airspace for secret prisoner transports.
While the government had to promise parliament to ask critical questions to the U.S. on flights, let both Per Stig Moller and the then Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen (V), their top officials say the opposite to the American ambassador in London: The government wants no answer but silence, hoping on the action dies down.
The Danish connection
It appears from the previously secret documents from U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen. The opposition, which gave up the requirement for an independent review of the matter in confidence to the government’s investigation, which reacts sharply.
“It is very worrying that the government in this way playing a double game. Mon’ve actually lied to us and it unfortunately falls into a picture of an Fogh-government acted wrongly follow the U.S. and not asked the tough questions.”
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