South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North: Seoul

South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North: Seoul
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Seoul - South Korea briefly seized and inspected a Hong Kong-registered ship in October for transferring oil products to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions, a foreign ministry official said Friday.

The ship, which was chartered by a Taiwanese company and carrying around 600 tonnes of oil products from South Korea's Yeosu port, transferred part of its cargo to a North Korean vessel, a spokesman for Seoul's foreign ministry said.

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