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LONDON (AP) Britain's Foreign Office says eight sailors held by Iran have been freed and are in the custody of British diplomats.

BEIJING (AP) A South Korean official says U.S. and North Korean envoys at nuclear talks will hold a rare one-on-one meeting.


16 posted on 06/24/2004 1:15:37 AM PDT by JustPiper (Look at monitor, is it on the Threat Matrix ?)
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To: JustPiper; StillProud2BeFree; Old Sarge; All

Yesterday, I psoted a link to thread 10 regarding a MEMRI.org (http://www.memri.org ) article. Obviously, the source was wrong and the good news is The British Sailors have been released.
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3835313.stm

Last Updated: Thursday, 24 June, 2004, 16:41 GMT 17:41 UK

"Iran releases British servicemen"





"The eight men were released on Thursday morning"


ARTICLE SNIPPET: "The eight British servicemen held in Iran since Monday have been released, the UK government has said.

The six Royal Marines and two sailors were flown to Tehran and have now been taken to the British embassy compound in the Iranian capital."


190 posted on 06/24/2004 10:29:29 AM PDT by Cindy
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