Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui expressed his satisfaction at the release of 14 Tunisians who were abducted by a group in Al- Zawiya city since last Thursday for the exchange with a Libyan prisoner held in Tunisia.

"The Tunisian foreign ministry was in constant contact with its Libyan counterpart, who paid close attention to the incident and pledged to make every effort in order to secure their safety and return, Tunisian foreign ministry stated.

The Security Directorate of Zawiya announced yesterday its completion to all legal procedures for the return of the freed Tunisians to their country.