• Detained South Korean tanker released from Iran's custody, Seoul says

    3 days ago - By RT

    Iranian authorities have released a detained South Korean chemical tanker and its captain, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said, after Tehran called on the country to release billions in assets frozen under American sanctions.
    The MT Hankuk Chemi tanker was permitted to leave Iran on Friday morning, South Korea time, the ministry said in a statement , noting that the captain and crew are “in good health” and that the vessel is in working order.
    Departing from the Rajai Port near Bandar Abbas, Iran, the ship is now underway, according to marine tracking data. It spent some three months in custody...
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