Plea for release of Filipino accountant
The Philippine foreign secretary, Alberto Romulo, has appealed for the immediate release of a Filipino accountant being held by an unknown group in Iraq since November.
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Last Friday, the Arabic television network al-Jazeera reported that kidnappers had released Roberto Tarongoy, but it later withdrew the report.
In a recent press conference, Romulo said the government would use its own resources in trying to secure Tarongoy’s release.