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Delight for freedom of West Belfast native held hostage in Algeria – Paul Maskey

17 January, 2013 - by Westminster

Sinn Féin MP for West Belfast Paul Maskey said he was delighted to hear that west Belfast native Stephen McFaul has been freed after being held hostage in Algeria.

The West Belfast MP said:

“I have been in touch with Stephen’s family since news came through of his release and they are absolutely delighted.

“There is huge relief that he is safe and well. He has been very much in the thoughts and prayers of the West Belfast community who will also be delighted with this good news.

“Our thoughts are with the other hostages families and especially those that have lost loved ones throughout the whole episode.

“The McFaul family are now looking forward to having him home and want to thank everyone for their support, best wishes and prayers.”

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