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Bin Laden associate seeks UK spy evidence

Reuters, WASHINGTON and NEW YORK

His lawyers said that at one point during extradition proceedings that al-Fawwaz contested in British courts, an MI5 official appeared in court with a “substantial file.” However, the file was never turned over to defense lawyers after lawyers for MI5 said that al-Fawwaz’s alleged principal MI5 contact was out of the country. That is the same MI5 officer from whom al-Fawwaz has now asked the US court to order testimony.

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