Fiji Time: 3:31 PM on Saturday 30 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

PM: Negotiations with Al-Nusra Front proceeding

By GERALDINE PANAPASA
Monday, September 01, 2014

Update: 2:35PM NEGOTIATIONS continue with Syrian rebel group, Al-Nusra, for the release of 45 captured Fijian peacekeepers in Golan Heights.

Prime Minister Rear Admiral (ret) Voreqe Bainimarama said they had received information from multiple sources that the soldiers were safe and held in an undisclosed location.

"We have opened channels of communication with the Al-Nusra Front - the armed group responsible for their capture and negotiations are proceeding," the Prime Minister said.

Yesterday, the group released a photograph of our men who appeared to be in good health.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64150.6225
JPY 51.982948.9829
GBP 0.36900.3610
EUR 0.44000.4280
NZD 0.69550.6625
AUD 0.65310.6281
USD 0.48960.4726

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Father sent to jail
  2. 36pc for him
  3. Tiko warns 'lazy' tutors
  4. Warning against hate posts
  5. We are slaves, PM told
  6. NFP issues challenge
  7. Deans rugby: Suva Grammar secures semi-final spot
  8. PM draws TV trial period
  9. Day off for players
  10. State defends cane payment

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  2. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  3. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  5. Mum rises above limits Wednesday (27 Jul)
  6. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  7. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)
  8. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  9. Alarm over 'illegal' property purchases Tuesday (26 Jul)
  10. Chilling out in Chile Thursday (28 Jul)