Afghanistan : President Karzai orders for safe release of the kidnapped french worker

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Kabul, Arg. President Hamid Karzai ordered Afghan security entities to make all possible efforts for a quick and safe release of the kidnapped French aid worker.

The French charity worker was snatched by three armed men Monday morning from Kart-e-Parwan residential district in Kabul.

President Karzai strongly condemned the action and stated that it was "against Afghan traditions and culture to kidnap those who come for help".

President Karzai assured French government of all possible efforts in ensuring a safe and quick release of the Frenchman.

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Office of the Spokesman to the President of Afghanistan
Tel.: 00 93 797 16 33 55