French agent sorry for sinking Rainbow Warrior

The French secret service frogman who attached the mines which sank the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand 30 years ago apologised for his actions in an interview Sunday with investigative website Mediapart.

Jean-Luc Kister, whose face was not covered in the hour-long video interview, said he believed it was now the right time to say sorry to the family of Portuguese photographer Fernando Pereira, who was killed in the explosion, to Greenpeace and to the people of New Zealand.

“Thirty years after the event, now that emotions have subsided and also with the distance I now have from my professional life, I thought it was the right time for me to express both my deepest regret and my apologies,” Kister said.

Read more on this in the source site, after the first three paragraphs. Click.. here.

Source Credits: Guy Jackson in AFP, from Paris. Photo above is by Tom Jefferson of Greenpeace. Photo is not of the same ship.

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