Korea's FM requests Saudi help to resolve hostage situation
2007-08-26 - Korea Times - South Korean Foreign Minister Song Min-soon paid a courtesy call on King Abdallah bin Abd al--Aziz in Jidda on Saturday and delivered him a letter from President Roh Moo-hyun, thanking him for his efforts to resolve the hostage crisis. Song requested Saudi Arabia help win the release of 19 South Korean hostages in Afghanistan. King Abdallah was quoted as saying that he will continue to cooperate with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and other Islamic leaders for the release of the Koreans.  

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