Foreign Ministry in Buenos Aires intensifies dialogue with countries in the Middle East region to secure the release of the captives being held by terrorists in Gaza Strip.
Argentina’s government has confirmed that the Hamas terrorist group is holding 21 of its citizens hostage.
The Foreign Ministry in Buenos Aires recently intensified its dialogue with countries in the Middle East region to secure the release of the captives in the Gaza Strip, local news agencies said on the last Wednesday of October.
They were all kidnapped during the October 7 attack on Israel by the Palestinian terrorist organization.
Nine Argentines are reported to have been murdered by Hamas militants in that attack and its immediate aftermath.
Interpol officials in both Argentina and Israel are collaborating with Qatar on the issue.
The Qatari government has contact with Hamas and its mediation permitted the release of two hostages of United states origin.
Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohamed bin Adbulrahman Ai Thani is the interlocutor working with Argentine authorities. Egyptian and Turkish officials who also have links with the Palestinian terrorist grouping, as well as the Red Cross, which is in charge of looking after the safety of the 220 abducted hostages of Israeli and other n ationalities held in Gaza, are also involved in the communications.