I Talebani hanno comunicato all'agenzia Reuters di avere liberato Daniele Mastrogiacomo e il suo interprete afgano rapiti in Afghanistan il 5 marzo. Il rilascio è avvenuto, ha detto il portavoce dei Talebani Qari Mohammad Yousuf, dopo che le autorità afgane avevano a loro volta liberato due capi Talebani.
KANDAHAR (Reuters) - The Taliban said on Sunday they had released an
Italian journalist held for spying, along with his Afghan translator,
but Rome said it still had no reason to believe the reporter had been
Karachi-born La Repubblica reporter Daniele Mastrogiacomo was
released after Afghan authorities freed two Taliban officials, rebel
spokesman Qari Mohammad Yousuf told Reuters by satellite phone from a
"We handed over the two to a third party after we got two of the three people we wanted to be freed," Yousuf said.
A provincial official said two Taliban were released late Saturday
night. They were spokesman Latif Hakimi and a leader known as Ustad
Yasar, Yousuf said. The pair were arrested in Pakistan in 2005 and
later handed to Kabul...