Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (R) and Minister Of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide address a press conference on January 17, 2013 in Oslo, Norway to inform about the hostage situation in IN Amenas Algeria. The Algerian military launched on January 17 an air and ground assault on a desert gas complex where Islamists were still holding an unknown number of hostages, one of the kidnappers told the ANI news agency.