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North Korea–United States relations

For the first time the United States seizes a North Korean merchant ship loaded with coal in the East China Sea sailing toward Indonesia. The ship is suspected of violating sanctions.

The seizure will likely escalate tensions between the countries.

  1. ABC News
  2. CNN
  3. NBC News
US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations

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  1. For the first time the United States seizes a North Korean merchant ship loaded with coal suspected of violating sanctions.
  2. For the first time the United States seizes a North Korean merchant ship loaded with coal in the East China Sea sailing toward Indonesia. The ship is suspected of violating sanctions.

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