A North Korean ship, which the United States and Japan suspect of carrying military equipment, is on a voyage without any inspection after stopping at Hong Kong for refueling, a top South Korean security official confirmed yesterday.I hope someone stops this ship at sea and explores its cargo.
Song Min-soon, the chief presidential secretary for security affairs, said at the National Assembly that the ship, named Ponghwasan, left Nampo of North Korea on Oct. 19 and has been sailing southward after fueling up at an outer port of Hong Kong.
Song added, as far as he understands, the North Korean ship is a refrigerator ship. `
Friday, October 27, 2006
A North Korean ship is sailing without inspection as reported here: