Five Russian sailors detained in Libya freed

The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov said Wednesday that five Russian sailors detained in Tripoli have been freed. This announcement comes after the visit of a Russian delegation headed by Bogdanov to Tripoli on Tuesday. According to Bogdanov, the delegation met with political stakeholders in Tripoli and had no contact with the Tobruk-based House […]

Russian Foreign Ministry: Doing our best to free Russian sailors in Libya

Written by: SafaAlharathy The Russian Foreign Ministry is carrying out actions to bring back seven Russian sailors detained in Libya and to retrieve the Russian dry cargo ship Merle, an official says. Foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said that senior officials of the ministry are meeting with the Presidency Council and its head Fayez Sirraj, […]

Russian Foreign Ministry investigates Russian sailors arrested in Libya’s capital

Russia’s Embassy in Libya, which is temporarily based in Tunisia, initiated investigation for the circumstances for the detaining of the cargo ship Merle in Libyan territorial waters off Tripoli. The official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation expressed the hope that the relevant companies will draw appropriate conclusions and will […]