New Delhi, Oct 6: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met the families of 39 Indians taken hostage by ISIS in June 2014 from Mosul in Iraq.
"Conveying Government's continuous efforts, EAM @SushmaSwaraj meets families of Indian nationals captive in Iraq," MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.
This the tenth meeting between Swaraj and the families since the abduction of the Indians from the war-torn country in June 2014.
Government has been maintaining that according to information available with it the Indians were not killed and it was making all efforts to secure their release.
Delhi: EAM Sushma Swaraj meets families of Indian nationals captive in Iraq pic.twitter.com/1Na2Rkk5eo— ANI (@ANI_news) October 6, 2016
Have info of them(Indian nationals captive in Iraq) being alive,however we don't have any proof. Maare jaane ki na khabar hai na saboot: EAM pic.twitter.com/PnVhggmsT5— ANI (@ANI_news) October 6, 2016
We are continuously making efforts, PM raises it wherever possible, I also raise it...our ministers too raise it. Keep patience: EAM Swaraj pic.twitter.com/oUA1sspp7O— ANI (@ANI_news) October 6, 2016