UN lifts sanctions on 4 ships once linked to North Korea

March 22, 2016 3:58 PM

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UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Security Council has decided to lift sanctions on four ships originally linked to a North Korean shipping company after determining that there were no ties to the company as China claimed.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying and two U.N. diplomats confirmed Tuesday that the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea has taken the four ships off the U.N. blacklist.

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