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The crew of a fishing vessel detained by the border services of North Korea, delivered the supply of water and food. This is with reference to the representative of “North-East fishing company”, which owns the ship, reports TASS.
17 crew members, two of whom are citizens of South Korea, and the rest — Russians, remain on the detained ship for a week. It is reported that the Embassy is taking active measures for their return.
Previously, North Korean authorities said that the detained Russian vessel and its crew will return home after the test. It was also noted that the Russian captain of the ship acknowledged his entry into the territorial waters of the country.
Fishing ship “Sakhalin-8” with 15 Russians and two South Koreans on Board was seized in the night of July 17. It was heading from the South Korean port of Sokcho in the sea of Japan for the production of crab. The reason for the arrest of the DPRK calls the border crossing “the zone of military escort,” which the DPRK arbitrarily set to 50 nautical miles from the shore.
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