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  8/29/2014, Elul 3, 5774

Talks Ongoing to Free 43 UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights


Negotiations are reportedly underway on Friday to try and gain the release of 43 UN peacekeepers from Fiji, who were captured on Wednesday by Syrian rebel forces on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.

Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama released a statement saying "the latest information we have is that they are safe and I can say now that the negotiations for their release have already begun."