27 May 2023, 10:17

Belgian aid worker held in Iran returns home: TV

BRUSSELS, May 27, 2023 (BSS/AFP) - Belgian aid worker Olivier Vandecasteele, 
who was detained for 15 months in Iran, landed in Belgium late Friday after 
being repatriated in a military aircraft, according to images broadcast on 

The 42-year-old French-speaking Belgian was greeted by his parents, sister 
and other family members on the tarmac of the Melsbroek military base near 
Brussels, following his release on Friday. 

The plane bringing him back from Oman landed shortly after 9:30pm (1930 GMT), 
according to the images shown on RTL-TVI channel.


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