Iran: woman may be freed

Iran's foreign minister said a female British sailor held captive by Iran may be released later Wednesday or on Thursday, a Turkish TV station reported.

Iran: woman may be freed

Iran's foreign ministersaid a female British sailor held captive by Iran may be released laterWednesday or on Thursday, a Turkish TV station reported.

"The woman soldier is free either today or tomorrow," CNN-Turktelevision quoted Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki as saying on thesidelines of an Arab summit meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

On Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini saidthe woman, identified as sailor Faye Turney, 26, had been given privacy.

Meanwhile Britainsaid it was freezing talks on all other issues with until it freed 15 RoyalNavy crew members seized last week, and the British military released what itsaid was proof its boats were within Iraqi territorial waters when they wereseized.

Source:Agencies

Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16
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