Press Release

For Immediate Release
January 10, 2003

Washington D.C.
FBI National Press Office
(202) 324-3691

Statement of Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller Regarding the Arrest of Suspects in Germany

Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller today released the following statement regarding the arrest of suspects in Frankfurt, Germany:

"Today German authorities arrested a number of suspects in Frankfurt as part of an ongoing terrorism-related investigation between the FBI and German law enforcement.

"The United States deeply appreciates the excellent cooperation of the German government in this matter. We are confident that our continuing partnerships with our international allies in the War on Terrorism will bring us ultimate victory."

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