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Iran releases British sailors

Publié par Clifford Armion le 12/02/2009

Adam Gabbatt

"Iran's ministry of foreign affairs has confirmed that the five British sailors arrested by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard have been freed, the Foreign Office said.

"Earlier, Iran's official IRNA news agency said the yachtsmen were freed after an interrogation by authorities found they had entered Iranian waters by mistake.

"David Young, father of Oliver, one of the men being held, said he was "very relieved" at the news. He told PA he heard the news from the FCO and the sailors' team manager."

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"Iran releases British sailors", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2009. Consulté le 22/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/iran-releases-british-sailors