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Foreign Office Minister welcomes the release of detained British national in Sudan

A British national has been released from detention, following his arrest on the South Sudan border.

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Minister David Lidington said:

“I welcome the release of the demining team. British officials have met Mr Fielding and can confirm that he is healthy and was well treated by the Sudanese while he was in detention. I’d like to thank President Mbeki, President Buyoya and the AU High Implementation Panel for facilitating their release. This helps to create a constructive atmosphere for engagement with the UNSC resolution.”

Published 21 May 2012