Lockerbie has been a welcoming place for the relatives who died in the disaster, First Minister Alex Salmond said today.
Speaking to BBC News, Mr Salmond added: "Out of disaster, there are the bonds of friendship.
"I don't think you ever move on, you certainly never forget, but people do rebuild their lives and many have."
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