After some intense negotiations between independent mediators and the Iranian Government, the 15 HMS Cornwall sailors and marines have been released and are allowed to depart Iran onboard an aircraft provided by the mediation team.
The Iranian Coast Guard arrested the 15 when a boarding party off the
The British Government denied that the 15 crew had entered into Iranian waters despite the fact that satellite evidence clearly showed that the
The release marks the end to a 13-day standoff between the
The episode now having ended, the