Russian Consul General went to Rason, where the yacht Katalexa

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Consul General of Russia in Contine Yuri Bochkarev went to the port of Rajin, where, according to reports from the North Korean side, is the Russian Katalexa yacht with three crew members, RIA Novosti reported the press attache of the Russian Embassy in the DPRK Denis Samsonov.

«Now in the port of Rajin, where since yesterday is Russian yacht, headed by the Consul General in Contine Yuri Bochkarev. A few hours on a very bad road, he will try to contact and talk to members of crew», — said the diplomat.

At the same time, Samsonov said that the North Korean side did not comment on how the yacht was in the port of Korea. He noted that the Embassy set up headquarters headed by the Minister Counsellor Alexander Minaev, Ambassador Alexander Matsegora personally handle all matters.

On to the Russian Embassy in the foreign Ministry and border service of the DPRK requests received a response that Thursday 22.00 (16.00 GMT), the yacht is in the port of Rajin.

On Friday morning, sailing Federation of Primorye said that the boat coming from Taiwan to Vladivostok, allegedly detained the North Korean vessel. As reported by RIA Novosti the representative of the Naval coordination and rescue centre of Vladivostok, presumably, the yacht was the vessel detained by the DPRK on Thursday in the North-Western part of the sea of Japan. The head of the yacht club «Scarlet sails» where was the yacht, Artem detention of offenders reported that the yacht has three crew member.