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ROBERT AVENTAJADO SHARES A LIGHT MOMENT WITH ANDREAS LORENZ IN ZAMBOANGA.
Philippine government chief negotiator Robert Aventajado (R) shares a light moment with Andreas Lorenz upon his arrival at a military air base in Zamboanga city, southern Philippines July 27, 2000. Lorenz, a German reporter for Der Spiegel, was released on Thursday in Jolo, Sulu after he was abducted by four suspected Abu Sayyaf rebels on July 2 at the boundary of Patikol in Sulu island. Lorenz was onboard a public vehicle to get an exclusive interview with the remaining foreign nationals who were kidnapped by Moslem extremist Abu Sayyaf in Talipao, Sulu, since April 23.