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Korea Denies Role in Libya Oil Tanker Controversy

North Korea has denied responsibility for an oil tanker that loaded crude from a Libyan rebel-held port and escaped the government's attempt to seize it, saying the vessel that carried its flag was linked to an Egyptian company.A senior official from North Korea's Maritime Administration said Thursday the tanker had violated its laws and a contract with the Alexandria-based Golden East Logistics company by carrying contraband cargo. Jon Ki Chol said Pyongyang had notified Libya and...

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