The 5 Minute Debrief: Is North Korea Havana a Laugh?
1. Cuba fails to sweeten arms deal
North Korea is pleading with Panama to release military cargo to its custody after authorities seized a Cuban vessel attempting to transport the equipment to Pyongyang. Ministers are claiming that a legitimate contract is in place for them to simply repair and return ageing Cuban materiel, but a UN sanction prohibits the supply of arms to North Korea while dispute remains over its nuclear programme. The cargo also went deliberately undeclared and was...
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