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Taken Question
Office of the Spokesman
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May 4, 2005
Question Taken from the Daily Press Briefing of May 4, 2005

Detention of U.S. Soldiers in Colombia (Taken Question)

Question:   Any comment on reports that two U.S. soldiers were detained by Colombian authorities for selling weapons to the United Self Defense Forces of Colombia?

Answer:   Two U.S. soldiers were detained by Colombian authorities on the afternoon of May 3. We are discussing the circumstances of their detention with Colombian authorities, but do not have any additional information to provide at this time.

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