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EU foreign affairs chief dragged into case concerning North Korean workers

Danish MEP Jeppe Kofoed (Social Democrat) has, in a somewhat unusual move, written directly to the EU foreign affairs chief, seeking clarity about how many North Koreans are working in the EU and whether this violates the sanctions imposed on the country.

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After it was revealed that North Korean forced labor may have been used in the construction of vessels for the Danish Defense as well as Maersk, Danish MEP Jeppe Kofod (Social Democrat) now calls for an explanation from Frederica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

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