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New video of Briton seized in Iraq in 2007

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  • British Embassy in Iraq receives video of Briton kidnapped in Baghdad in 2007
  • Man is one of 5 Britons, 2 Iraqis seized from an Iraqi Finance Ministry building
  • Spokesman: "We will continue to work hard for the safe release of all the hostages"
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BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- The British Embassy in Baghdad has received a new video of one of five British hostages kidnapped about two years ago.

The embassy did not divulge the video's contents.

"I can confirm to CNN that we have received a video of one of the British hostages kidnapped in 2007," said spokesman Sean McColm. "We will continue to work hard for the safe release of all the hostages."

The five Britons and two Iraqis were kidnapped in May 2007 from an Iraqi Finance Ministry building in Baghdad.

Four of the British citizens worked for Canadian security firm Garda. They were protecting the fifth Briton, a computer analyst with U.S.-based BearingPoint.

The only fully identified captive has been Peter Moore, who said his name in an earlier video pleading with the British government to negotiate for the hostages' release.

The BBC reported that the latest video also shows Moore who says the hostages are being treated well.

CNN's Mohammed Tawfeeq contributed to this report.

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