Anders Behring Breivik: 'Anyone could do what I did'

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LONDON. April 18. KAZINFORM Prosecutors in Oslo are questioning Anders Behring Breivik about his contacts with militant nationalists as they seek to prove his far-right European network does not exist.

Breivik, who killed 77 people last July, gave few details but told the prosecutor not to ridicule him.

"Anyone could do what I did," Breivik told the court.

The judge told him he had the right to remain silent but not answering questions could be held against him.

The court is seeking to establish whether he is sane and can be jailed.

Breivik said the far-right network, which he named as the Knights Templar, met in London to decide on its platform. However, he refused to say whether a decision was taken on using violence.

Codename 'Sigurd'

Earlier, prosecutor Svein Holden told him the purpose of the questioning was to shed doubt on the network's existence.

Breivik's been really defensive in court this morning. From my vantage point a few feet from him, he seems less relaxed and appears to feels less in control. He's sitting back in his chair, one arm resting on the table in front of him.

The prosecution has really been pushing him hard to give details about the networks of militant nationalists he says he became part of - about his supposed contacts with Serb nationalists in Liberia, and with English nationalists in London.

They simply do not believe that he did form links with such people. They're trying to discover whether he's a fantasist. And he is definitely on the back foot. As he left for a recess, he gave a big smile to his lawyer. But his face is flushed and he seems to be under pressure.

Breivik said he hoped she would "ridicule me less and stick to the events".

Details also at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17752189

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