North Korea Vs. Somalia Round 2

November 19th, 2012
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Somalia’s semi-autonomous regional administration of Puntland has impounded a North Korean vessel for discharging cement at sea, two years after a group of Somali pirates captured a North Korean cargo ship,  Radio Gaalkacyo reported Sunday.

A press statement issued by the quasi-government of Puntland has confirmed that security forces impounded a North Korea-Flagged vessel, M.V.

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Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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  • http://guseonguk.wordpress.com John 성욱

    Good article but the image is rather misleading and only tangentially connected. The type of interaction the M.V. Daesan had with Somalia in this situation was first with businesses in Mogadishu and second with the de facto government in the region of Puntland. The image of a pirate flag with a cross-hair on it is irrelevant. Just because Somalia is popular nowadays for piracy doesn’t mean everything in Somalia is related to piracy.

  • http://guseonguk.wordpress.com John 성욱

    Good article but the image is rather misleading and only tangentially connected. The type of interaction the M.V. Daesan had with Somalia in this situation was first with businesses in Mogadishu and second with the de facto government in the region of Puntland. The image of a pirate flag with a cross-hair on it is irrelevant. Just because Somalia is popular nowadays for piracy doesn’t mean everything in Somalia is related to piracy.