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PYONGYANG, June 16. /Offset. TASS Yuri Sidorov/. The Russian Embassy in the DPRK demanded the release of Russian citizens who were on Board the Russian yacht Katalexa. This was stated on Friday, the TASS correspondent in Pyongyang, the press Secretary of Demissie Denis Samsonov.
According to him, the Embassy “raised eyebrows” the statement of the consular Department of the DPRK foreign Ministry that the boat was detained in the sea of Japan for trespassing in this country. According to our information, said Samsonov, she was detained in the district located no closer than 50 miles from the coast.