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UAE diplomat freed in Iraq

UAE's Foreign Minister has thanked the Iraqi Government for its faithful efforts which culminated in the safe release of Al Nuaimi.

india Updated: May 31, 2006 10:59 IST

The UAE diplomat who was abducted in Iraq on May 16 has been released, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said.

"Naji Al Nuaimi, the UAE diplomat who was abducted in Iraq on May 16th, was released tonight," Sheikh Abdullah said on Tuesday.

The Minister expressed the UAE's "deep gratitude to the Iraqi Government for its faithful efforts which culminated in the safe release of Al Nuaimi".