UN seeks help to free abducted UN peacekeepers

September 4, 2014 5:48 AM

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United Nations: The UN Security Council has called on "countries with influence" to press al-Qaida-linked insurgents to release 45 UN peacekeepers from Fiji abducted last week in the Golan Heights.

A press statement approved by all 15 council members after a briefing by UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous yesterday again demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the Fijian peacekeepers.

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