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Lebanese Security Forces Have Arrested Three More Collaborators in Abduction of Estonian Citizens


No. 111-E

According to the information of the Foreign Ministry, Lebanese internal security forces have arrested three more individuals that helped to carry out the abduction of the Estonian citizens. Of the seven-member group that is directly linked to the execution of the kidnapping, four have been arrested and three have not yet been caught.

Foreign Minister Urmas Paet stated that close co-operation continues with the Lebanese authorities as well as representatives of partner nations in trying to confirm the location of the Estonian citizens abducted in Lebanon.

Today Foreign Minister Paet was once again in contact with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to discuss co-operation in the search for the Estonian citizens.

Paet has consistently been in contact with his colleagues in European Union and NATO nations as well as the countries of the region.

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