The Ukrainian seamen from "Ariana" who are 7 months in captivity of the Somali pirates, can be shortly released.
Relatives of hostages who managed to communicate to seamen reported about it in interview to "The German wave".
The shipowner Spyros Minos during a meeting with native seamen promised that about New year seamen will be released, reports "The Ukrainian truth".
The other day wives of two hostages from "Ariana" met in Greece the shipowner to intensify process of negotiations with pirates.
As the wife 2-го the mechanictoldAnna Murugova, to them gave the chance to communicate to hostages by phone in the presence of the shipowner.
Women were convinced that relatives are live, but a psychological state of crew the heaviest: meanwhile pirates disagree to release them.
According to relatives, the problem of a delay consists not so much at a rate of repayment, how many in concern of pirates for the safety in view of activity of international mission on fight against a piracy in Gulf of Aden.
Murugova noted that the trip of wives of hostages in Greece became possible thanks to actions the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and an active positionPyotr Poroshenko. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a trip to Greece and let part of means on pass.
Soon relatives don't plan public meetings with journalists, but note: the power at last - that paid to them attention after "Ariana's" problems started being covered widely in mass media.
"The main thing - now, after seven months of captivity, for the first time there was a real hope for rescue our native", - toldAnna Murugova.
It is known that the Greek vessel with the Ukrainian crew which went under the Maltese flag, was captured by pirates on May 2 this year in 250 nautical miles to Hugo - I will sink down from the Seychelles.
Onboard "Ariana" who followed from Brazil to the Middle East, there are ten thousand tons of soybeans.