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Salehi: Abducted Iranians will be delivered to Iran embassy

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

News Code :9011-12162

TEHRAN (ISNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said the 11 Iranian nationals abducted in Syria would be delivered to Iranian embassy in Turkey.

"The 11 Iranian pilgrims were transferred to Turkey and are in full health. They will be delivered to Iranian embassy in Ankara Wednesday," Salehi told al-Alam News Channel.

He also expressed gratitude for Turkish efforts to release the Iranians. Armed forces had already abducted the Iranian pilgrims in Syria.

Salehi reiterated that Iranian Foreign Ministry has made efforts to release other 11 pilgrims and 7 Iranian engineers kidnapped in Syria.

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