Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Norwegian gunman Anders Behring Breivik has told his trial in Oslo he had an "English mentor" who he met during a visit to London in 2002.
Breivik spoke about the meeting on the third day of his trial as he was being questioned about his contacts with other extremists ahead of the murderous rampage that left 77 people dead.
The 33-year-old said he met four nationalists, including the so-called mentor named "Richard", describing it as a "founding" session.
He said they were "some of most brilliant political and military tacticians of Europe".
Earlier in the day, Breivik was repeatedly confrontational when asked to provide details about the nationalists he claims to have contacted in Norway and abroad.
"I have told more to police than I wanted to about the networks," he said. "It is not in my interest to shed light on anything that could lead to other arrests." Read More