Free at last

Image courtesy of the UN Photo Library

Image courtesy of the UN Photo Library

The Uniting Church in Australia joyfully welcomes the safe release of the 45 Fijian peacekeepers serving in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) on the border of Israel and Syria.

The peacekeepers, referred to as the Golan 45, safely crossed into Israeli-held territory on Thursday, having been held captive by Islamist militants for two weeks.

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Rev Professor Andrew Dutney said it was a great relief for all.

Read the full statement here.

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