15 Tamil fishermen “detained” in Iran released, says Sushma Swaraj

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New Delhi, Apr 3 –External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today confirmed that 15 Tamil fishermen, “detained” in Iran with Bahraini boats, have been released.
“I am happy to inform that Iran has released our 15 fishermen from Tamil Nadu.
They were detained with their three Bahraini boats,” Ms Swaraj said in a tweet.
She also appreciated the “good work by Indian Embassy in Iran” on the matter.
An Iranian court last month ruled that 15 Tamil fishermen out of 37 who were detained in that country in October 2016 can be released.