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21 Indian fishermen released from Iran

Aug 01, 2018 10:55 IST

21 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were stranded in Iran for many months, have been released and will be repatriated in batches starting August 3, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said. Last month Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami had urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take necessary steps for bringing back the 21 fishermen.