Iran says its tanker held in Saudi Arabia released

Iran releases footage of tanker seizure. (Screen grab)
Iran releases footage of tanker seizure. (Screen grab)

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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