- Created on Sunday, 27 October 2013 19:04
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "We welcome the release today of Kevin Scott Sutay from captivity at the hands of the FARC.
"The United States is profoundly grateful to the Government of Colombia and commends its tireless efforts to secure his release. We offer special thanks to President Juan Manuel Santos for his assistance.
"We also appreciate the contributions of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the Governments of Norway and Cuba in securing Mr. Sutay’s freedom. And we thank the Reverend Jesse Jackson for his efforts in consistently advocating for Mr. Sutay’s release."