Libya is continuing to train terrorists despite a "public relations gesture" of closing down five training camps following U.S. pressure, the administration has charged.
An administration official who asked not to be identified said Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is still operating at least five terrorist training camps. The official declined to go into details because of intelligence concerns.At the State Department Thursday, spokesman Richard Boucher accused Libya of recently being engaged in the "highly publicized" dismantling of what he called five terrorist training facilities.
The facilities, said to be different from the ones still operating, were identified in a U.S. government fact sheet released last autumn.
"These are merely public relations gestures that fall far short of ending Libya's sponsorship of international terrorism," Boucher said at a briefing.