World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday that they have been working to give good news to families of two Turkish citizens who were abducted in Lebanon.
Replying to questions on abduction of Turkish citizens in Lebanon, Davutoglu said that they had contact with Lebanese officials on the matter.
Davutoglu said that he held talks with Lebanon's prime minister and foreign minister, and yesterday he had phone conversation with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. Turkish ambassador to Lebanon has been holding talks with officials there, he said.
"We are exerting great efforts to give good news to their families," he added.
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