Yulia Troitskaya. Evacuation of sailors from the sunken off the coast of Yemen Panamanian vessel Focomar will be engaged by the ship owner, said on Wednesday Last news in the Russian Embassy in Bahrain.
As before said the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, on August 7th, near the island of Socotra (Republic of Yemen) sank Panamanian ship Focomar, the cabin of which there were 24 crew members, citizens of Russia, Ukraine and the Philippines. All of them managed to escape and land on the island of Samha, located southwest of the crash site.
"according to oral information from the headquarters of the main operational base of the 5th fleet of the USA, which tracks the circumstances with in distress Panamanian vessel was the ship owner, who had promised himself to be Evacuating sailors in the Omani port of Salalah ", - stressed in the Embassy.
according to the interviewer Agency, among the 24 members of the crew only one citizen of Russia is the captain of the ship.
the Embassy pointed out that the Russian diplomatic mission in the Sultanate of Oman is carefully monitored circumstances from the sunken vessel and is awaiting the arrival of sailors in Oman to assist Them.
at the same time in the Russian Embassy in Yemen Last news told that because of the military situation in the country they do not have the ability to communicate with the crew of the casualty crash near the southern coast of Yemen ship.