Sudanese authorities have detained an Egyptian fishing boat on January 29 at Marsa Mohamed Qol, to the north of Port Sudan by about 200 km, as a result of illegal fishing in the country’s territorial waters, and the passage of the boat through a nature reserve on its way from Sudan to Egypt. Those detained, 35 fishermen from the governorates of Al-Dakahlia and Kafr El-Sheikh, pleaded with the Egyptian Foreign Ministry to help their families and return to their country safely. (…) Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid said that the ministry is following through with the Egyptian Consulate General in Port Sudan regarding the detention of the Egyptian fishing vessel. (…)