Thursday, August 18, 2005

Turkish firm in Afghanistan warned to pack up and leave

A Turkish company operating in Afghanistan had only hours on Wednesday to decide to pull out of the country or face the execution of a kidnapped employee, according to the Reuters News Agency. The flash news appeared on Wednesday saying that "the Taliban have said they kidnapped Lebanese engineer Mohammad Reza on Sunday while working for a U.S.-funded road project". Reza told Reuters on Wednesday his captors were treating him well.

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