Trump thanks UAE in US hostage release

SAUL LOEB / AFP

The US has thanked the UAE to help free an American hostage in Yemen. 

Danny Burch has been reunited with his family in the US after being held captive for 18 months. 

US President Donald Trump tweeted his gratitude to the Emirates, saying he appreciated their help in getting Danny home.

The White House said it would continue to work with partners in diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement.  
 

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