Greece to release Russian tanker

A Russian tanker Pegas, with 19 Russian crew members on board, impounded by Greece earlier this week and reportedly carrying Iranian oil will be released amid confusion about sanctions on its owners. Following checks, a Greek source told Reuters, that there were no legal grounds to continue impounding the Pegas as the ship had recently changed ownership and its new owner was not on an EU sanctions list.

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