MSF relief worker released in Chechnya

Amsterdam February 4, 2001 - This afternoon Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) received confirmation that its aid worker Kenneth Gluck, who had been abducted on January 9 in Chechnya, was released yesterday and is safe. In a short telephone discussion this afternoon Mr. Gluck confirmed his release. He is now under safe protection of the competent Russian authorities. The priority for MSF is now to work on a safe return of Mr. Gluck.