Maritime

Tensions flare between Seoul, Beijing after sinking of Korean Coast Guard boat

“The South Korean government has summoned China’s consul general in Seoul to lodge a formal protest after the sinking of a Korean Coast Guard (KCG) boat. According to a Yonhap news report on 9 October citing the KCG, the 4.5-tonne boat that capsized and sank about 76 km southwest of Socheong Island after it was struck from behind by a 100-tonne Chinese fishing vessel on 7 October.”

Source: Tensions flare between Seoul, Beijing after sinking of Korean Coast Guard boat | IHS Jane’s 360

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