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International relations

Japan seeks help to block North Korea's smuggling at sea

Asia-Pacific countries will work together to block sanctions evasion

The North Korean tanker Chon Ma San was seen pulled up alongside a Maldivian-registered ship this weekend. (Photo courtesy of the Japanese Ministry of Defense)

TOKYO -- Japan wants help from partners, including the U.S. and South Korea, to keep an eye on North Korea's maritime smuggling and hold the hermit state to international sanctions.

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