The correspondence followed the Libdex
arms fair held at Mitiga International airport, in Tripoli, in November last year, which was attended by 50 British weapons manufacturers.
In 2009: "UKTI officials stationed in Libya", invited Libya to the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEi) arms fair in London in September, met Libyan officials at LibDex
in October and had two meetings with Libyan officials in London, in November.
During the trip they discussed deals with Gaddafi's top military commanders before setting up a stand at the Libdex
arms fair at Triploi's Mitiga military airport, along with 50 other British-based arms companies.