From Greece to Ukraine returned three crew members of the vessel Mekong Spirit, which is in 2017, was detained by Greek authorities on suspicion of arms smuggling. This was announced by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin on Twitter.
“Today three Ukrainian sailor from the ship Mekong Spirit, who was detained for more than a year ago in Greece returned to Ukraine. Thank you for the coordinated work of our consuls, who, step by step, bring our boys home,” – said Klimkin.
As reported, on 28 July, has returned to Ukraine 12 sailors of the vessel Mekong Spirit. Then, according to the court decision in Greece to ascertain all the circumstances were to remain the rest of the crew – the captain, the XO and the rank and file.
Recall that a container ship Mekong Spirit was arrested by the Greek police on may 25, 2017 on suspicion in transportation of military goods. Members of his crew are 17 Ukrainian citizens, including the captain.