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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has personally thanked the Trump Administration for helping to secure the release of an Australian man in a prisoner swap with the Taliban.

20.11.2019

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has personally thanked the Trump Administration for helping to secure the release of an Australian man in a prisoner swap with the Taliban.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has personally thanked the Trump Administration for helping to secure the release of an Australian man in a prisoner swap with the Taliban.\n\nAustralian academic Timothy Weeks was named as one of two men released by the Taliban as part of a prisoner swap.\n\nThe 50-year-old was held captive for three years after being arrested at gunpoint along with an American colleague in 2016. \n\nThe two men were released into the care of US Special Forces after the Afghan president announced last week that three insurgents would be freed as part of the arrangement. \n\nMr Morrison said hewas happy about the news and had since been in contact with the US Secretary of State.\n\nImage: News Corp Australia\n

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has personally thanked the Trump Administration for helping to secure the release of an Australian man in a prisoner swap with the Taliban. Australian academic Timothy Weeks was named as one of two men released by the Taliban as part of a prisoner swap. The 50-year-old was held captive for three years after being arrested at gunpoint along with an American colleague in 2016. The two men were released into the care of US Special Forces after the Afghan president announced last week that three insurgents would be freed as part of the arrangement. Mr Morrison said hewas happy about the news and had since been in contact with the US Secretary of State. Image: News Corp Australia

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Poor man 😪 Great work Mr Morrison and Mr Trump.

Australian academic released by the Taliban in prisoner swap | Sky News AustraliaAustralian academic Timothy Weeks has been named as one of the two men released by the Taliban as part of a prisoner swap.\n\nThe 50-year-old was held captive for three after he was arrested at gunpoint along with an American colleague in 2016.\n\nMr Weeks' family said it was 'overjoyed that Tim has been released after more than three years in captivity'. \n\n'We are grateful for the efforts of the Australian government in securing Tim's release,' his family said in a statement. \n\nImage: News Corp Australia Argh... wrong article

Australian academic released by the Taliban in prisoner swap | Sky News AustraliaAustralian academic Timothy Weeks has been named as one of the two men released by the Taliban as part of a prisoner swap.\n\nThe 50-year-old was held captive for three after he was arrested at gunpoint along with an American colleague in 2016.\n\nMr Weeks' family said it was 'overjoyed that Tim has been released after more than three years in captivity'. \n\n'We are grateful for the efforts of the Australian government in securing Tim's release,' his family said in a statement. \n\nImage: News Corp Australia

Trump's former Chief Strategist says Australia must stand up to China | Sky News AustraliaUS President Donald Trump's former chief strategist has called on the Australian government to confront Beijing's totalitarian state. \n\t\nSpeaking to the Australian's Strategic Forum, Steve Bannon said Canberra needed to stand up to China and promote freedom, capitalism, and the rule of law.\n\nMr Bannon also praised Hong Kong protesters in standing up to Chinese rule and urged the US not to make a trade deal with Beijing. Like you get off watching people piss into the wind? Yeah listen to that far right, 3 divorces under the belt Mr. Banon

Aussie professor held hostage by Taliban 'freed in person swap deal'The Taliban have freed Australian professor Timothy Weeks and his US colleague Kevin King in a prisoner swap three years after they were kidnapped in Afghanistan.

Aussie professor held hostage by Taliban 'freed in person swap deal'The Taliban have freed Australian professor Timothy Weeks and his US colleague Kevin King in a prisoner swap three years after they were kidnapped in Afghanistan. Lol. Dummies. Going onto a combat environment. Hopefully he now has the sense to leave

Australian Timothy Weeks released after three years as Taliban hostageAustralian man Timothy Weeks is finally freed after over three years as a hostage of the Taliban. We can't trade for an Australian its the Taliban Good news.......he really didn't look or sound the best.

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