two french hostages close to release

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    Amazing what some ransom money will do ...

    I'll bet it was paid in USD, not French Fancs ...

    Just means more hostages will be taken.

    "adel al Roubaiy, who also represents a "high committee of national forces against the occupation," said negotiations were in the final stage. He spoke in Arabic by telephone from Baghdad, the radio said on Sunday.

    "I can say that this day we are in the last stage that should allow to assure the return of the two French journalists to Paris," Roubaiy said. "We have finished all the required formalities."

    "Their release should take place in several days," he said
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