Nusra Front Demands Removal from UN Terror List to Release Hostages

September 2, 2014 6:22 AM

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Fiji's military commander said al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria have made a set of demands they want fulfilled before they release a group of 45 Fijian U.N. peacekeepers.

Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga said Tuesday that the Nusra Front wants to be removed from the U.N.'s list of terror groups, humanitarian aid to be sent to areas around Damascus and compensation for three of its members killed in fighting.

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