Iran says its tanker held in Saudi Arabia released

2019-07-21 14:00
Iran releases footage of tanker seizure. (Screen grab)

Iran releases footage of tanker seizure. (Screen grab)

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An Iranian tanker seized by Saudi Arabia has been released and is being returned to the Islamic republic, an Iranian minister said on Sunday.

The Happiness 1 tanker "has been released following negotiations and is now moving toward Persian Gulf waters," said transport minister Mohammad Eslami, quoted by state news agency IRNA.

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