A French woman who was abducted in Yemen in February along with her translator was on her way home on Friday after being freed.
Isabelle Prime, 31, had been working in Yemen for the World Bank for about a year when she was kidnapped.
She will return to France on Friday evening, according to French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who like the president thanked Oman for its help.
The state-run Oman News Agency quoted an unnamed official at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirming that Prime arrived in the sultanate early Friday in preparation for her repatriation to France. Oman played a role in negotiating her release in coordination with "some Yemeni...