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Iran to release Stena Impero 'in near future'

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Bandar Abbas, Sept 22, IRNA -- Iran to release the British oil tanker Stena Impero in near future, an Iranian maritime official said on Sunday.

The British tanker is set to change its position from Bandar Abbas port international waters, said Allah Morad Afifi Pour, Managing Director of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organization on Sunday.

The Iranian official added that the legal proceedings about the ship's violations is being pursued.

Stena Impero was detained 65 days ago in the Persian Gulf for violating international maritime rules and regulations.


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