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UN demands release of captured Fijian soldiers

Dawn Gibson In Apia, Samoa
Tuesday, September 02, 2014

THE Fijian public has been reassured by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that no expense will be spared in attempting to locate and aid Fijian peacekeepers currently held captive by a militant group in the Golan Heights.

At a press conference in Apia, Samoa yesterday, the secretary-general again called on the release of the Fijian peacekeepers.

"I again demand the immediate and unconditional release of these brave blue helmets who were deployed to the region to bring stability for the sake of the people. We are working around the clock for their release," Mr Ban confirmed.

He also confirmed that yesterday, he spoke with Fijian Prime Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama, updating him on the progress and state of Fiji's captured peacekeepers.








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