Jan. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Iran welcomed the U.S operation to save 13 Iranian sailors from captors, Ramin Mehmanparast, a spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry, told state-run Al Alam television today.
The U.S. Navy rescued Iranian fishermen held hostage by pirates in the Northern Arabian Sea.
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