Siemens: Iran agrees to release 3 detained Finns

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June 6, 2007 18:46

Iran has agreed to release three Finnish employees of Nokia Siemens Networks who were detained Saturday after straying into Iran's territorial waters during a fishing trip in the Persian Gulf, the company said Wednesday "They (the men) have contacted us and said they will return to Dubai shortly," Nokia Siemens spokesman Barry French said. "We certainly appreciate the support of the government of Finland in reaching out to the Iranian counterparts." He gave no other details.


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