Lebanon secures release of American citizen from Syria -Lebanese official

By REUTERS
July 26, 2019 17:41
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BEIRUT - A Lebanese security official said on Friday that Lebanon's security chief Abbas Ibrahim had mediated with the Syrian government the release of a U.S. citizen who had been handed back to his family.

The released American is not Austin Tice, a journalist kidnapped in Syria in 2012, the security official said, without revealing the name of the freed person.


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