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Govt urges Houthis to ensure safety and well-being of crew members and release them immediately


  • India is closely monitoring developments following the seizure of the UAE flagged ship Rwabee off the port of Hodeidah in Yemen by the Houthis on 2nd of January. 
  • External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India is in touch with the company operating the ship. 
  • He said that out of the 11 crew members onboard the ship, seven are from India. 
  • The spokesperson said that all Indian crew members are safe and India is making all efforts to secure their early release.