29 Dec. 1999
Kandahar, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
Unidentified diplomats representing Belgium, Spain, and France arrive at Kandahar Airport December 28. The diplomats, who have nationals aboard the hijacked India Airlines A-300 Airbus jet, are in this southern Afghan city to monitor negotiations between India and the hijackers of the plane with 155 people aboard. India said on Wednesday its negotiators had just begun a fourth round of talks with hijackers and it was hopeful of "some positive development" in the crisis during the day.