Egypt allegedly caught secretly buying 30,000 rocket-propelled grenades from North Korea: Washington Post

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October 3, 2017

EgyptEgypt has secretly ordered weapons from North Korea in breach of United Nations (UN) sanctions, with the shipment exposed by the US, the Washington Post

reported late Sunday.

According to the report, a bulk freighter named Jie Shun, flying Cambodian colors, had sailed from North Korea in July 2016, and was noticed by US intelligence in the Suez Canal in August. Egypt was notified about the suspicious vessel, but it turns out the vessel was intended for them, the article explained.

The ship was raided, and Egyptian officials found a cache of more than 30,000 rocket-propelled grenades concealed under 2,300 tons of loose yellow rocks called limonite, a kind of iron ore.

A UN report later concluded that this was the “largest seizure of ammunition in the history of sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.”

  • Tiger

    We had treaties with Egypt to sell them weapons when Obama got pissed off at Egypt for throwing Muslim Brotherhood Morsi out, he wouldn’t honor that agreement, now I like Sisi but this won’t cut it, nobody that is allies with us, needs to give N. Korea a penny. We will see what comes of this.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WifjuP6J0Z4

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