New AQIM video shows Spanish hostages
Al-Qaeda released a new video of the four Spanish aid workers abducted in Mauritania on November 29th, AFP quoted a Malian government hostage negotiator as saying on Thursday (February 11th). While the video shows that the Spaniards are well, "it is necessary to move fast on the French hostage", the Malian official said. AQIM has threatened to kill French hostage Pierre Camatte if the Malian government fails to release four terrorists from prison by February 20th. Camatte and the Italian hostages were not shown in the video, but the negotiator said that a member of his team has recently seen them.
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