Iraq

Abducted IRC aid worker Fadi Fadel is released in Iraq

Statement by George Rupp, IRC President
"We are elated and relieved that Fadi Fadel, an IRC aid worker in Iraq, has been released by his captors in Najaf.

We look forward to seeing him reunited with his family in Montreal as soon as possible.

Our thoughts are with the families of other hostages who are still being held captive."