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Bahrain Hires Law Firm to Follow up on Case of 16 Seized Bahraini Fishing Vessels, 19 Fishermen in Qatar

2017-09-21 - 9:50 p

Bahrain Mirror: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain said that it had hired a law firm to follow up on the case of 16 Bahraini fishing vessels and 19 fishermen that were seized by the authorities in Qatar, asserting that it will take all necessary legal measures to protect the detained fishermen and preserve their rights, especially after Qatar's repetition of such practices.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted that dealing with these issues is governed by the international maritime safety treaties, and should be in compliance with the relative legal procedures, stressing that it will continue its efforts to ensure the release of the fishermen and fishing vessels as soon as possible.

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