Ministarstvo vanjskih i europskih poslova RH

Press Release:

Zagreb, 24 July 2015 - Croatian national kidnapped in Egypt

Croatian national T. S. (b. 1984) was kidnapped 22 July in Cairo while driving a take-home vehicle to work at a French-owned company. He was stopped by a group of armed men, who forced him to get out of the car and drove away with him in an unknown direction.

The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs is doing everything in its power and together with the Croatian Embassy in Cairo and other Croatian institutions is in close contact with the competent Egyptian institutions, the EU Delegation in Cairo, the French company in question and partner services in order to obtain information about the kidnapped Croat.

The ministry is also keeping close contact with the victim’s family.

Given the delicacy of the situation, we ask the media for understanding and to check all information before publishing so as not to make the situation any more difficult.

We will inform the public about any new developments.