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Maersk company carried arms components from North Korea

A subsidiary of Maersk Group was behind the transport of spare parts produced in North Korea for long-range missiles. A Panel of Experts in the UN Security Council pursued the case and considers the North Korean deal a high-profile violation of sanctions against the country.

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NEW YORK / COPENHAGEN

A Maersk company helped freight components for ballistic missiles in an illegal arms deal between North Korea and Egypt in 2013, shows a report from the UN, which has investigated the deal for years and calls it a "high-profile violation" of the sanctions against the country.

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