Release of Indian sailors on the ship Rwabee from Houthi detention

Apr 25: The government of India is happy that the seven Indian sailors who were on the ship Rwabee and under the detention of the Houthis in Yemen since 02 January 2022 have been released. They reached Muscat yesterday and are expected to travel back to India shortly.

The government of India had been exerting all efforts for the release of the Indian crew members over the past months. The government of India had been in touch with various parties to ensure the safety and well-being of our sailors during this time. The issue was also taken up by the Indian delegation at the UN Security Council.

The government of India would like to thank all concerned parties for the release of the Indian sailors, in particular the Government of Oman.

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