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Steve & Olaf: New Zealand Media Updates

wiigaug21.jpgWhen Anita McNaught met with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas late last week, he assured her that Olaf Wiig was alive and well. “I think he had assurances from some groups who say they know that,” Roger Wiig says.

> “A ‘huge amount’ of activity in Gaza City is working towards the release” of the two men, McNaught says.

> NZ diplomat Peter Rider says: “We got a lot of assurances that people are working very hard on this and I was very please to get a personal commitment from the Prime Minister that he is doing everything he can and exercising a lot of authority over his staff and forces to try and find what has happened to Olaf and his Fox News colleague.”

> TVNZ: “Palestinians held in Israeli jails in Gaza have appealed to their countrymen to help find” the two men… “Anita McNaught, Fox News staff and the Red Cross, have a statement from Palestinian prisoners in Gaza condemning the kidnapping.”

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