LARNACA, Cyprus — Peggy Say, sister of hostage Terry Anderson, said today that Syria is making a serious effort to free the remaining Americans held captive in Lebanon and urged the U.S. government to stop "tap-dancing" and do more for their release.
Say left here today for Athens en route to New York after a nine-day visit to Damascus, the Syrian capital, where she met numerous officials.
"I want the U.S. government to stop tap-dancing around the word negotiate ," Say said in an interview. "I want them to get out there and do it, like they did for other American hostages."
In another interview from Cyprus on NBC's "Today" show, she said, "I wish I would get the same kind of response from my own government that I got from the Syrian government, and that's a strong commitment to do what has to be done to bring these guys out."