Iran releases crew of South Korean tanker

The crew of South Korean tanker vessel Hankuk Chemi, which has been detained in Iran for almost a month, is free to leave the vessel and return home, says a spokesman for Iran's ministry of foreign affairs.

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Iran releases the crew of a tanker ship that has been detained in the country for close to a month, says a spokesperson from the Iranian ministry of foreign affairs to Reuters.

The spokesperson, Saeed Khatibzadeh, tells Iranian state media that the crew of tanker vessel Hankuk Chemi is free to leave the ship and return home.

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