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Tikoitoga: Military putting more pressure on UN

By NASIK SWAMI
Thursday, September 04, 2014

Update: 10:30AM SEVENTH day into captivity, the RFMF says they are still unaware of the whereabouts of the 45 Fijian soldiers captured by Al-Qaeda affiliated militant group Al-Nusra Front in the Golan Heights.

Confirming this, military Commander Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga said negotiations were still in place.

Brig Gen Tikoitoga says the RFMF is putting more pressure on UN and other countries that can influence Fiji's position in Syria.

With assistance from other countries, he says the RFMF is intensifying its analysis to locate the captured soldiers.








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