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Report – By Siteri Sauvakacolo in Suva
The 45 Fijian soldiers detained by Islamist militants have access to basic human needs — food, water and medical supplies — and are all reported to be in good health.
The reassurance from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) commander, Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga, followed continuous negotiations between authorities, the United Nations and the rebel group Al- Nusra which has links to Al-Qaida.
He confirmed the number of soldiers detained was 45 after a recount. Read more »