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Ten American Sailors Detained By Iranian Navy, Hours Before State of the Union Address

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An Iranian navy ship. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An Iranian navy ship. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Ten American sailors were being held in Iranian custody after two small U.S. naval craft entered Iranian territorial waters, defense officials said Tuesday.

Secretary of State John Kerry told CNN’s Dana Bash that he expected the sailors to be released “very soon” but would not be more specific. He was speaking at the Capitol ahead of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

Read full story at CNN.

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