Families of the hostages block a Beirut road on Oct. 22, 2014. (The Daily Star / Hasan Shaaban)
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The prime minister assured the group that no third party was meddling with negotiations, Haidar said, clarifying that only Health Minister Wael Abu Faour, General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim and the prime minister were overseeing negotiations.The families, however, did not receive any assurances from the prime minister and were waiting for the mediator's return."The Nusra Front told us yesterday that [Ibrahim] is obstructing the file of the military hostages," Youssef told Voice of Lebanon radio station.The captors routinely call the families of the hostages to urge them to escalate their protests.
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