Three Egyptian diplomats seized in Libya freed: minister

Agence France Presse

Posted at Jan 27 2014 07:21 AM | Updated as of Jan 27 2014 03:21 PM

TRIPOLI - Three of the five Egyptian diplomats who were seized in Libya were released on Sunday, Tripoli's vice-minister of foreign affairs, Abderrazak al-Gridi told AFP on Sunday.

"Three of the five officials were released tonight. The two others should be freed in the coming hours," said the vice-minister.