The Russian Embassy in Nigeria confirmed the pirates capture Russian sailors
Moscow. 1 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the Russian Embassy in Nigeria confirmed the capture of Nigerian pirates three Russian seamen from a vessel “Saronic Gulf breeze”, reported “Interfax” the press attache of the Russian Embassy in Nigeria Artem Romanov.
According to the diplomat, about the seizure of sailors became known yesterday evening.
“For the purposes of safety of life of seafarers to give more specific information at this stage is not possible”, — he said.
As reported, the Greek ship “the Saronic Gulf breeze” under the Panamanian flag with 18 Russians and two citizens of Ukraine were seized by pirates on November 29 off the coast of Benin.