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Tuesday, 19 November 2002
Page: 6743

Senator BROWN (Tasmania) (3.55 p.m.)—I move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that former Columbian Senator Ingrid Betancourt and Ms Clara Rojas have been held captive by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerillas in Colombia since February 2002; and

(b) requests the Australian Government to write to President Uribe asking that he take urgent and active steps to secure the release of Ms Betancourt, Ms Rojas and other captives of the FARC.

Question agreed to.