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IRGCN seizes two “intruding” UAE boats, arrests 13 in Persian Gulf

Friday, 21 June 2013

Iranian naval forces seized two fishing boats from the United Arab Emirates that had entered Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, an Iranian commander says. Colonel Ali Vesali, Commander of Abu Musa Island base, said that “The (Iranian, IRGC) forces at Abu Musa Marine Patrol Base detected two intruding UAE vessels while fishing in the Persian Gulf (in Iran’s territorial) waters and issued the order to capture them …Twelve Emirati sailors and an Indian sailor on board were arrested and transferred to a military dock.”


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  • Published: 2 years ago on Friday, 21 June 2013
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: June 21, 2013 @ 12:20 pm
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