Australia sending plane to monitor North Korean ships' 'illicit trade'

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P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft will look for ship-to-ship transfers of goods prohibited under UN sanctions

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Australia will send a military plane to monitor North Korean vessels suspected of transferring prohibited goods in defiance of UN sanctions.

The surveillance aircraft is bound for a US facility in Japan alongside Canadian military planes to monitor Pyongyang’s vessels on the high seas.

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#asia pacific
#australian politics
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#united nations
#north korea