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Wednesday, 31 January, 2001, 12:56 GMT
Lockerbie quotes at a glance
Relatives of the victims at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands
Relatives express their relief after the verdict
Following the judgement in the Lockerbie bombing case at Camp Zeist in The Netherlands, BBC News Online highlights some of the comments made by those concerned with the tragedy.


"It can never be over because our lives will never be the same. We only have part of the truth and a small measure of justice. We have a footsoldier - we don't have Gaddafi."


Rosemary Wolfe
President of Justice for Pan Am 103 group


"I am very pleased that Megrahi has been found guilty. It clearly links the Libyan Government to the killing of 270 people."


Peter Lowenstein
Father of victim


"The prime minister is glad that justice has been done. The Lockerbie bombing was the most heinous terrorist act of recent years."


Tony Blair's spokesman


"The verdict is a victory for an international effort and has resulted in an indictment of a member of the Libyan intelligence services. The government of Libya must take responsibility."


White House statement


"This is a great stepping stone to proceed towards punishing those who gave the individuals their orders. I don't know anyone in the world who thinks those guys acted alone."


Bruce Smith
Husband of victim


"What this trial has not done is answer the huge questions that we were asking 12 years ago. Who knew what, what was going on, why were the public not protected or warned by the Western governments? We intend to continue and seek answers to those very important questions."


Reverend John Mosey
Father of victim


"It stretches the imagination that Megrahi alone devised a scheme which led to the biggest murder of Western civilians since 1945."


Labour MP Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow)


"Libya had nothing to do with this tragedy at all".


Abuzed Dorda
Libya's UN envoy


"More than 400 parents lost a son or daughter and 46 parents lost their only child."


Lord Advocate Colin Boyd
Lead prosecutor


"For the families, it will simply be the end of a chapter, not the end of the story."


Joe Meechan
Lockerbie Community Council


"There are many unanswered questions about who ordered this vile act and why our relatives were not protected."


Jim Swire
Father of victim and relatives' spokesman


"He maintains his innocence, so there is nothing I can say by way of mitigation."


Bill Taylor
al-Megrahi's defence lawyer


"You are now discharged and free to go."


Presiding judge Ranald Sutherland to acquitted Khalifa Fhimah


"The case is not closed. The investigation will continue until any individual who played a role in this tragedy is brought to justice."


Bob Mueller
Acting US deputy attorney general


"One issue to be raised is the question of compensation from Libya."


Russell Brown
MP for Dumfries, including Lockerbie


"Now we [in Lockerbie] are a town who have picked ourselves up, dusted ourselves down and just got on with day to day living."


Marjory McQueen
Dumfries and Galloway Council


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