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Sudan/Gauthier Lefevre

Published on March 18, 2010
Sudan – Release of an ICRC worker – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, March 18, 2010

President Sarkozy has just learned, with great relief, of the release of our compatriot Gauthier Lefevre, kidnapped on 22 October 2009 in Bir Dabig, west Darfur. An employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross, he spent 147 days in captivity.

The Head of State shares the family’s joy and thanks the Sudanese authorities for their invaluable assistance in the management of this crisis./.

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