No:184/22, Information of the Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Azerbaijani crew members of the ship that crashed near the Tunisian city of Gabès

On April 16, 2022, a ship sailing under the flag of Equatorial Guinea in the direction of Malta crashed near the Tunisian city of Gabès due to bad weather. There were 2 Azerbaijani citizens among the members of the ship's crew.


The crew was rescued by a Tunisian border vessel and taken to hospital. As a result of the accident, the ship's crew, including Azerbaijani citizens, were not injured. At present, appropriate measures are being taken to evacuate our citizens.

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