Kim You-geun, deputy chief of South Korea’s presidential national security office. Photo: AP

South Korea demands Japan show proof it violated UN sanctions against North Korea

  • Seoul wants an international investigation into Tokyo’s claims, but acknowledged it had detected illegal shipments of items that could be used as chemical weapons to North Korea, China and Iran
  • Tokyo last week tightened the approval process for Japanese shipments to South Korea, saying sensitive materials can only be sent to trustworthy trade partners
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Kim You-geun, deputy chief of South Korea’s presidential national security office. Photo: AP
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