Iranian state TV has again run a video clip of a U.S. sailor apologizing for an intrusion into Iranian waters.

The sailor was one of ten Navy crew members held for less than a day by Iran. In the footage, filmed before the sailors were released today, the American says: "It was a mistake. That was our fault and we apologize for our mistake." The sailor is not identified by name in the clip but the TV interviewer says he is the "commander" of the group.

The U.S. Central Command later said the video "appears to be authentic" — but that it couldn’t speak to "the conditions of the situation or what the crew was experiencing at the time."

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