May 4, 2009

South Korean Navy Deters Pirates from Attacking North Korean Ship Off Somalia

Amidst inter-Korea tensions, an incident off the coast of Somalia gave some instance of inter-Korean cooperation and good will, as South Korean navy patrolling in the area to thwart piracy came in aid of a North Korean cargo ship that was in danger of attack by pirates. [Photos from the Hankyoreh] Crew of the North Korean ship said "thank you" to the South Korean military. Now, only if there can be more cooperation back in the Korean Peninsula...

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