Kidnapped Chinese oil workers freed by rebels | TIME.com

6 Dec

Kidnapped Chinese oil workers freed by rebels | TIME.com
EmailImprimirParticipaciónFacebookTwitterTumblrLinkedInStumbleUponRedditDiggMixxDeliciousGoogle + Comment Follow @ TIMEWorld (Bogota, Colombia), AI four Chinese oil workers were released in the jungles of the south, where the country itself, the PM’s largest rebel group kidnapped them 17 months ago, police said Thursday. China, AOS ambassador said that he tried to save the history hombres.Los four Chinese, three businessmen and a translator were the only foreigners known to be carried out by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or start FARC.Su freedom around midnight Wednesday to the International Red Cross came three days after the FARC and Colombia, the government began peace talks AOS in Cuba who have been conditioned rebels rebel camp kidnapping extorsivo.Los announced in February that he would stop every seizure and insist fact that prisoners retain no more, no prisoners Äúpolitical, AU or Äúeconomic, AU rehenes.Las FARC has been fighting the Colombian government for half a century and used the kidnapping of political influence and as a source of funding, participation of three contractors U.S. military and dozens of Colombian politicians prominentes.Preguntado if a ransom was paid for the men, the release of AM, Chinese Ambassador Wang Xiaoyuan told reporters in Bogota that AUA was not even need saving., Au said that No one has claimed responsibility for the men secuestro.No explained how the release of AM was carried cabo.Las Colombian authorities said they had no doubt FARC was behind the kidnapping and said the delivery was organized by the ‘Chinese embassy and the Red Cross InternacionalEstado police chief Colonel Carlos Vargas said the four were released in good condition in a rural area of ​​San Vicente, a stronghold of the FARC (SEE: The fight to protect Colombia, water AOS). The head of the country, the International Committee of the Red Cross, Jordi Raich, told reporters that the four were released by a small group of armed men in civilian clothes. He said the oil workers freed everyone seemed in good health even if one appeared to have difficulty walking and definitely give them a check médico.Imágenes taken by a local television showed men, bearded and with long hair, wearing hats San Vicente early Thursday. One was in a wheelchair by the company ruedasEmpleado Emerald British Energy, which is part of the group based in China Sinochem, were captured June 8, 2011, during the exploration work petrolera.Los men, host of AM, which debuted with his vehicle, said FARC.Las were taken at least seven rebels Authorities identified the men released as Tang Guofu, 28, Zhao Hongwei, 36, Jian Mingfu, 46 and Shan Jiang, 24 years. They said that Jiang was traductor.Los men were transferred to Bogota on a plane chartered by the Chinese embassy. Ambassador Wang said he flew home to China viernes.Wang said the embassy has not received proof of life test of the four men, and that neither his family nor the company has been in contact with them.The FARC said earlier in September, when he and the government announced the start of formal peace talks, which had not secuestrados.Sin however, the citizen, the group Pais Libre AM, which follows the hostages, said that the rebels have abducted at least a dozen people and dozens more kidnapped this year in previous years remain aparecer.FOTOS: Inside Submarines seized drug trafficking

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