October 17, 2019
Following high-seas incident, North Korea-Russia ties face an unusual test
To what extent Pyongyang will cooperate with Moscow in enforcing maritime laws remains to be seen
According to a press release issued by Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) on Tuesday, two North Korean schooners were detained off the coast of the Kito-Yamato sandbar within Russia's exclusive economic zone. Members of the FSB's border security division were carrying out a routine patrol when they detained the vessels.Accompanying the two schooners were several smaller vessels. One