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North Korea conflict with Mexico

a North Korea has accused the Mexican government Wednesday to "hold by force" on its shores a ship aground in the Gulf of Mexico last July and has blamed the US for the decision. An Myong Hu, Pyongyang representative to the UN, said his country would take "necessary measures for the boat to leave the country immediately." The North Korean government accuses US of pressure the vessel is in the Mexican coast. The regime of Kim Jong-un insists that the ship was used for a "purely commercial" use, but a report by the UN ensures that Pyongyang uses this type of vessels to avoid sanctions over its nuclear program. The boat Mu Du Bong, 131 meters long, ran aground on a reef in Tuxpan (about 290 kilometers from the Federal District) in July last year. Mexican authorities reported that the crew of 33 people, had no damage, which had established diplomatic contacts necessary to pay the cost of damage caused by the incident and that the ship of 6,000 tons, no wearing no charge. The North Korean ship is a bulk carrier ship (carrying dry bulk cargoes), vessels usually travel at low speed and came from Havana, according to the website Marine Traffic, which collects navigational records worldwide. The Mission of Mexico to the United Nations explained in a statement released Wednesday that the 33 North Koreans aboard the ship are not arrested nor charged with any crime, and also ensured that are in "good physical, moral and psychological ". The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) diagnosed that the incident had damaged reef about 40 meters and that the accident had occurred error by the captain's route into the harbor. Established as punishment payment of a fine of 10 million pesos (about $ 670,000 according to the current exchange rate) to "ensure recovery, rescue and relocation of coral species affected."

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