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Jun 14, 2011

Prevent U.S. Ship North Korean Missile

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy (U.S. Navy) succeeded in blocking a vessel owned by North Korea (North Korea) who allegedly carrying missiles to Myanmar. U.S. Navy ship had previously locked horns with the North Korean vessel.

This event actually happened in the last month, but was only publicly known at this time. Parties to the North was forced to pull back their ship and could cause diplomatic tensions between the two countries.

The U.S. government has not issued an official statement regarding this operation. But the incident proved how Uncle Sam's country to combine diplomacy and military pressure to implement UN sanctions issued in 2009 and then related to North Korea's nuclear test.

"This case caused a diplomatic muddle. The ship is owned by North Korea, but the Belize-flagged,"said a U.S. official told The New York Times, Monday (06/13/2011).

According to reports, authorities in Belize to give permission to the U.S. to inspect the ship. Previously ship intercepted in the South around Shanghai May 26 and was rejected four times for inspection. The rejection was carried by North Korea.

But a few days later the ship is intercepted by the USS McCampbell known to stop and return to North Korea.