9 Georgian sailors are now free after 21 days of captivity and will soon return to their homeland, - said Tamar Ioseliani, director of the Maritime Transport Agency.
According to her, the Georgian sailors abducted by pirates on April 30 will return to Georgia from Nigeria by a special flight in a few days.
"We congratulate our sailors on the release and we thank their family members who have shown exemplary calmness in this difficult situation, which has helped us work hard. The state used all its leverages and the sailors are now free after 21 days of captivity. It will be possible to return the sailors safely to the homeland in the coming days.
9 Georgians sailors were kidnapped by pirates on April 30 and they were released late last night.