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GOJ confirms ship-to-ship cargo transfer involving North Korea

  • August 4, 2018
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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Mainichi and Sankei reported on Saturday that MOFA announced on Friday that it spotted a North Korean tanker engaging in an illicit ship-to-ship cargo transfer in the East China Sea on July 31. Sankei wrote that this was the tenth transfer confirmed by the GOJ. According to MOFA, a Marine Self-Defense Force vessel observed an apparently Chinese-flagged ship connected by a hose to a North Korean tanker.

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