December 03, 2021

Japan confiscates North Korean table tennis players’ souvenirs, equipment – report

Japan employs strict customs practices regarding travel to or from N. Korea

Japanese customs officers on Tuesday confiscated North Korean table tennis players’ belongings, including souvenirs and equipment, at Narita International Airport, local media has reported.

The Sankei newspaper, quoting unnamed sources, reported on Tuesday that Japanese customs inspectors confiscated souvenirs and table tennis equipment – purchased in Japan – from 13 North Korean players at a special security check.