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Libya/French nationals/release

Published on May 24, 2011
Libya/release of the four French nationals held in Benghazi – Communiqué issued by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

Paris, May 21, 2011

The four French nationals held in Benghazi since 11 May 2011 have received our consular protection since their arrest.

It is in this context that we were informed of the Libyan authorities’ decision to release them.

Today they were taken to Egypt, where our consular authorities took care of them./.

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