PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Panamanian government says a preliminary report by a team of United Nations experts has determined that a North Korean cargo ship seized in Panama for carrying weapons violated U.N. sanctions.
The Security Ministry says in a statement Wednesday that the Cuban weapons found under sacks of sugar and included equipment for launching missiles "without a doubt" violated sanctions meant to halt sophisticated arms sales to North Korea.
The ministry didn't give any other details. No one at the ministry answered phone calls from The Associated Press seeking comment.
Cuba has said it was not violating sanctions because the ship contained obsolete weapons being sent back to North Korea for repair.
The U.N. panel of experts monitoring sanctions against North Korea has yet to publish its report.
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