French journalist hostages in Afghanistan freed: Sarkozy
Today in New Delhi, India
Jan 22, 2019-Tuesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

French journalist hostages in Afghanistan freed: Sarkozy

Two French journalists kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan in December 2009 have been released, the French presidency said on Wednesday.

world Updated: Jun 30, 2011 11:32 IST
AFP

Two French journalists kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan in December 2009 have been released, the French presidency said on Wednesday.

"The president is delighed at the liberation of our two compatriots, Stephane Taponier and Herve Ghesquiere, as well as their interpreter Reza Din," a statement from Nicolas Sarkozy's office said.

First Published: Jun 29, 2011 21:38 IST