FO: Morning Glory Pakistani crew likely to return home today: FOMarch 27, 2014
Islamabad: Foreign Office has said that Pakistani crew members recently released vessel MT Morning Glory are likely to return home today Thursday. According to media reports in a weekly press briefing FO spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said that after necessary investigations in Tripoli, Libyan authorities have cleared all of Pakistani crew members of the vessel. She said the illegal transportation of Libyan oil has been declared as crime under a UN resolution. Pakistan has said there are no signs of presence of missing Iranian guards on its soil. Responding a question she said that our authorities have combed Pakistani territory in search of missing Iranian guards however there are no clues that they are on our land. She said that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also discussed this issue by telephone. Pakistan and Iran enjoy deep-rooted multifaceted ties.