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British academic Hedges thanks UK foreign ministry for safe return


Reuters Last Updated at 27-11-2018 13:14:15 IST
British academic Matthew Hedges thanked Britain's foreign ministry on Tuesday for ensuring his safe return to the United Kingdom.

Hedges arrived in London on Tuesday a day after he was pardoned in the United Arab Emirates from a life sentence in a spying case.

"Thank you so much to the British Embassy and the FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) for their efforts in ensuring I arrived safely back home," Hedges said in a statement. (Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi, writing by Alexander Cornwell)

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