Tunisian fishermen retained by Italian authorities released

The Tunisian fishermen retained by the Italian authorities for several weeks, have been released and are expected back in Tunisia in the next few days, announced Saturday, the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fisheries (UTAP).

The fishing vessel “Bourassine hc 1015” that belongs to the port of Zarzis had been seized since August 30, 2018, by the Italian authorities and its crew arrested, as they had rescued a group of 14 illegal immigrants after informing the concerned Italian authorities in advance.

TunisianMonitorOnline (Source:TAP)

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