July 16, 2013
The North Korean-flagged cargo ship Chong Chon Gang sits docked Tuesday at the Manzanillo International container terminal on the coast of Colon City, Panama. Panama’s president said the country has seized the ship, carrying what appeared to be ballistic missiles and other arms that had set sail from Cuba.
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A North Korean ship carrying weapons system parts buried under sacks of sugar was seized as it tried to cross the Panama Canal on its way from Cuba to its home country, which is under a United Nations arms embargo, Panamanian officials said Tuesday.
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