Happy to announce Iran released our 15 fisherman: Sushma Swaraj

Photo of the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressed her happiness in announcing that Iran has released 15 Indian fishermen who were put behind the bar with their Bahraini boats previous year.

Swaraj took to share the news on her Twitter handle and tweeted, “I am happy to inform that Iran has released our 15 fishermen from Tamil Nadu. They were detained with their three Bahraini boats. I appreciate the good work by Indian Embassy in Iran.”

The fishermen, working for some Baharainians, were detained for entering the Iranian waters without permission.

They were said to be confined to their boats since their arrest on September 22.

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