KGB spies who ‘tried to recruit’ David Cameron were just a ‘gay pick-up’

It’s interesting, to say the least, that the KGB knew nothing about Cameron then, but somehow still knew about the situation and motive.

 

Moscow’s secret services say a 19-year-old David Cameron was not targeted by spy recruits… they were gay men trying to pick him up

KGB agents tried to recruit a 19-year-old David Cameron as a Cold War spy during his gap year travels in the Soviet Union.

Or so the story goes when told by the Prime Minister.

But the Kremlin has dismissed the much-told tale, telling Mr Cameron that the ‘agents’ were in fact dodgy salesmen.

Moscow’s secret services delivered a further blow to the Old Etonian by claiming that he had simply been the target of a gay pick-up.

Mr Cameron first told the story in 2006 on the BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs.

At the time he said: “I travelled on the Trans-Siberian railway… and then met a great friend in Moscow. We went down to the Black Sea and were on the beach in Yalta.

Full article: KGB spies who ‘tried to recruit’ David Cameron were just a ‘gay pick-up’ (The Telegraph)

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