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Spokesman: Iran pursuing attack on fishing boat

Tehran, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Saturday that the ministry is considering and following up the news on attacks against Iranian fishing boat and will react as soon as receiving reliable information.

According to the report of Foreign Ministry Media Department, Qasemi was replying to a reporter's question concerning the UAE coastguards' attack against an Iranian fishing barge in the Persian Gulf waters.

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said that since yesterday the related bodies in the Foreign Ministry, the country's embassy in Abu Dhabi and Consulate general in Dubai are following up the case.

'We still did not receive reliable and accurate news concerning the incident to react properly,' he added.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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