The employer [VAO] has not received any ransom demand from the abductors," said Jose, adding, "The Philippine Embassy has stepped up coordination with VAOS
officials and Libyan authorities to locate the abducted Filipinos and ensure their safe and immediate release.
On Sunday, Philippine diplomats met with 52 other Filipino employees of VAOS
Oil at the company's headquarters in Tripoli.
Berlin, Jumada I 17, 1436, Mar 8, 2015, SPA -- Austria's Foreign Ministry says it has been unable to contact the nine foreigners working for Austrian oil services company VAOS
who were kidnapped by IS group in Libya, AP reported.
There are more than one hundred Bulgarian nationals in the Libyan desert, who are blocked there as they can't reach Tripoli or contact the Bulgarian Embassy in the Jamahiriy," Rossen Rusanov, a Bulgarian national, who works at a camp of the major Austrian company VAOS
, told Darik radio via Skype.