Russia releases 10 foreigners captured in Ukraine, after Saudi mediation

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Russia has released 10 foreign prisoners of war captured in Ukraine, following a mediation by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

According to the Saudi foreign ministry, the list includes American, British, Swedish, Croatian and Moroccan nationals.

It said in a statement that a plane carrying the prisoners landed in the Kingdom.

"The relevant Saudi authorities received and transferred them from Russia to the kingdom and are facilitating procedures for their respective countries," the statement added.

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