News ID: 73192 |
Publish Date: 14:03 - 03 April 2017

Iran releases 15 Indian fishermen

Iran released during last weekend 15 Indian fishermen, who were arrested in October 22 last year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted on Monday.

Iran releases 15 Indian fishermen
''I am happy to inform that Iran has released our 15 fishermen from Tamil Nadu. They were detained with their 3 Bahraini boats'', she said reported by MANA News Agency.
Iran now has in its custody 22 Indian fishermen. They were arrested between August 2016 and January 2017.
Experts observe that the release of the fishermen is a positive sign of India-Iran ties.
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