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MFAEI informs - pilots Lionel Buruiană and Mihai Crihan have returned to the country

MFAEI informs - pilots Lionel Buruiană and Mihai Crihan have returned to the country

7 March 2019, Chișinău - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration informs about the fact that the two Moldovan citizens, Lionel Buruiană and Mihai Crihan, who have been detained as hostages for 3.5 years in Afghanistan, arrived today in Moldova.

For the time being, Lionel Buruiană and Mihai Crihan are in the care of the state authorities, which assumed all the legal and administrative steps to ensure the conditions of their reintegration.

The health of the two pilots is good, but they will remain under the supervision of doctors and the protection of the state authorities handling their case.