February 25, 2024

N. Korean ships allowed into port for humanitarian reasons: China FM

Six ships were allowed to enter the port, while another arrived outside on Friday morning

China's Foreign Ministry on Friday said several North Korean ships were allowed to dock at a Chinese coal port for humanitarian reasons, following a report from NK News a day earlier.

Since the publication of the article, two additional vessels were allowed to enter Jingtang port - including one that is sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), data from ship-tracking service Marine Traffic shows.