Fifteen Turkish sailors arrive in Istanbul after rescue
Fifteen Turkish sailors arrive in Istanbul after rescue
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Fifteen Turkish sailors arrive in Istanbul after rescue

12:07 February 14, 2021 AA

Fifteen Turkish sailors arrived in Istanbul early Sunday following their abduction by pirates off the coast of Nigeria. The sailors were taken early Saturday to the Turkish Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria under strict security. The crew was rescued Friday and brought back to Turkey via a Turkish Airlines flight. They were welcomed by their families and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at Istanbul Airport.

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