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Former soldier detained in Uzbekistan airport released back to Israel

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is applauding the release of the Israeli citizen who was detained in Uzbekistan 12 days ago after 13 bullets were found in his carry-on bag.

 

His passport was taken from him and he was not allowed to continue to his destination of Thailand, but was released from his custody at the airport.

 

The civilian, a former soldier, is set to arrive in Israel Monday noon.