Canadian U N Envoy Has Been Kidnapped in Niger! Updated 4.
By, Uwe Paschen.
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Confirmation is in now by Niger 1 News, Robert Fowler, Special Envoy of the General Secreter of the U N, to Niger, and Louis Guay, a Canadian Diplomat working under the United Nation as well as their Driver, have been kidnapped by the FFR and is being held at an unknown Location.
The FFR rebel group says in a statement on its Web site that it seized Canadian Robert Fowler and three others in an operation Monday.
Canadian Envoy for the UN to Niger, Robert Fowler and another Canadian are now reported Missing as reported by Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Lisa Monette.
The UN and other Canadian officials as well as Niger authorities are working together.Mr Fowler, 64, was Canada's longest serving ambassador to the United Nations (1995-2000), before his appointment as ambassador to Italy (2000-2006).
He was previously deputy minister of Canada's National Defence department and advised three Canadian prime ministers on foreign policy, including Pierre Trudeau.
Kidnapping is suspected at this time.
New reports from the Government in Niamey confirm that the vehicle of the Ambassador has been fund, yet no trace of him, his associate or the driver.
Source yet to be confirmed say that he has been Kidnapped by the FFR not to be confused with the MJN.
UN envoy to Niger missing; vehicle found abandoned By JOHN HEILPRIN, The Associated Press 2:13 p.m. December 15, 2008 UNITED NATIONS — A Canadian diplomat who has been serving as the U.N.'s special envoy to Niger has been missing since Sunday night in the West African state, U.N. officials said.
Further news will follow.