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HK vessel ‘seized’ over oil transfer, Beijing denies breaking sanctions

South Korea seized and inspected a vessel last month suspected of relaying fuel to North Korea in defiance of international sanctions, a foreign ministry official said on Friday. The vessel, Lighthouse Winmore, which is registered in Hong Kong, was accused of transferring oil products to a North Korean ship in international waters in October, the […]