Jean-Yves Le Drian

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Former French hostage Pierre Legrand listens to French Defence... News PhotoAirport,Crisis,Defense Minister,Former,Government,Horizontal,Hostage,Jean-Yves Le Drian,Listening,Niamey,Niger,Politics,ReleasingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFormer French hostage Pierre Legrand (C) listens to French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at Niamey's airport on October 29, 2013 after his release. Four French hostages who were kidnapped by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in northern Niger in 2010 have been released on October 29. Frenchmen Thierry Dol, Daniel Larribe, Pierre Legrand and Marc Feret were working for French nuclear giant Areva when they were kidnapped on September 16, 2010, from a uranium compound in Arlit, north-central Niger. AFP PHOTO / HAMA BOUREIMA (Photo credit should read HAMA BOUREIMA/AFP/Getty Images)