Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Three Aid Workers Abducted in Sudan's Darfur Region Are Freed

Bloomberg News
14 March 2009

KHARTOUM - hree Western aid workers were released three days after their abduction in Sudan’s Darfur region, the government and their organization said.

“They have been released,” Mutrif Siddig, undersecretary at the Sudanese foreign ministry, said today in a telephone interview from the capital, Khartoum. “We have negotiated. We have settled this issue, and we hope that it will not be repeated.”

Siddig refused to say if a ransom had been paid.

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