UN bans ships from ports after calling in North Korea

Four ships have violated international sanctions against North Korea, and the UN Security Council has thus issued a ban in all countries against letting these vessels call in ports. This is the first ever time that this has happened, reports news agency AP.

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The four vessels: Petrel 8, Hao Fan 6, Tong San 2, and Jie Shun will have a hard time finding a friendly port to call in.

On Monday, the UN issued a ban to all countries against receiving the vessels, as the four ships have violated international sanctions against North Korea and have sailed to the country with prohibited cargo, reports news bureau AP, citing a hearing in the UN Security Council about the case, this Monday.

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