Tanzania releases Iranian fishermen

By Fatih Karimov – Trend:
Tanzania released eight Iranian fishermen who were arrested recently due to illegal entry into the African country’s waters, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said.
The fishermen, who are from Iran’s Konarak city in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, are expected to return home on Feb. 14, Qasemi said, ISNA news agency reported.
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Source: http://en.trend.az/
MAST Note: Iranian media is reporting that the men were being held by Somali pirates and were released following negotiations between the Senegalese embassy and the pirates. 

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