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Turkish Sailors Return After Captivity in Eritrea

“We don’t know why we stayed in Eritrea so long. They didn’t tell us anything but always treated us well”

Three Turkish seafarers, allegedly on “a world tour”, are all set to return home after nearly two-month detention in the East African country of Eritrea. (Photo: Anadolu Agency)

BY ANADOLU AGENCY

Three Turkish sailors are all set to return home after nearly two-month detention in the East African country of Eritrea.

Last month, Selim Ekmekçioğlu, İbrahim İgnak, and Erman Lütfü Atamer regained their freedom due to the efforts of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. Continue reading Turkish Sailors Return After Captivity in Eritrea