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Victims of the IRA bomb in Canary Wharf are urging David Cameron to support Libya in tightening up security in the African country.
Its Prime Minister Ali Zeidan met with Mr Cameron in London this week to talk about issues including the training of soldiers and police, for which Libya is asking for help from the UK.
Victims of the Canary Wharf bomb have been given hope after the Libyan Prime Minister attended this week's G8 Summit.
The Docklands Victims Association said Ali Zeidan's meeting with world leaders including David Cameron was a positive step in their push for long-awaited compensation over the 1996 blast at South Quay.
Victims of the Canary Wharf bomb received a boost in their campaign for compensation after Prime Minister David Cameron highlighted their plight during his visit to Libya this week.
The Canary Wharf bombing of 1996 was caused with Semtex supplied by the fallen dictator.
Conservative Party figurehead Lord Tebbit has thrown his weight behind a campaign for Libyan compensation for the Canary Wharf bomb attack of 16 years ago.
But he also expressed his concern that the issue was not high enough on David Cameron's list of priorities.
Victims of Libyan-sponsored terrorism delivered letters to the Prime Minister urging him to push for compensation.
The group, mainly consisting of those caught up in the Canary Wharf explosion of 1996, arrived on Monday morning - coincidentally hours after it was announced Abdelbaset al-Megrahi had died.