"A Ukrainian doctor, who worked under a private contract in the Libyan city of Sebha and was kidnapped by one of the many armed groups, was released on January 13, 2018. This happened thanks to the agreements reached by the Ukrainian diplomats in the negotiations with the leaders of local tribes," the ministry said in a statement.

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