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Iran arrests 9 in UAE boats for trespassing


Baku-APA. Iran has seized two boats belonging to the United Arab Emirates off the coast of the southern Iranian island of Kish and arrested nine of its foreign crew, APA reports citing Press TV.

 

The dhows have been held for illegal fishing in the Islamic Republic's territorial waters, Kish chief prosecutor Mohammad Abbasi was quoted as saying.

 

Nearly one tonne of fish has also been confiscated, said the report without elaborating on the time of the seizure and the nationality of the arrested people.

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