British Muslims Applaud Iranian Decision to Free Naval Detainees

04 Apr 2007

The Muslim Council of Britain welcomes today’s decision by the leadership of the Islamic Republic of Iran to free the 15 detained naval personnel.

“We are very pleased that the Iranian leadership has taken this wise decision and we are especially delighted for the families of the detainees who must have been through a very difficult time. Thank God this episode appears to have come to a peaceful and happy end,” said Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari, Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Britain.