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Publié le August 4, 2008
Release of the two French Action contre la Faim (Action Against Hunger) humanitarian workers - Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, August 2, 2008

President Sarkozy is delighted and expresses his relief following the announcement of the release of our two compatriots who had been held hostage in Afghanistan since 18 July.

He wholeheartedly shares the happiness of their families, loved-ones and the NGO Action Contre la Faim where our two compatriots work.

The Head of State also expressed his gratitude to President Hamid Karzai for his personal involvement, thanks to which this hostage-taking had a swift and happy outcome./.

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