However, it seems no explanation was provided and the Elfin, which was being held at Kimchaek port, was released early on Sunday.
"We were told that there is a permission to leave the [Kimchaek] port and the country, without any further explanations," Yuri Bochkarev, Russia's consul general in Chongjin, the capital of North Korea's North Hamgyong province, which is where Kimchaek port is located, (http://sputniknews.com/politics/20160515/1039630057/detained-yacht-left-korea.html) told state-run news agency RIA Novosti Sunday.
(2) School of Mechanical Science & Technology, Kimchaek
University of Technology, Pyongyang 999093, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Industry University, Pyongyang 999093, Republic of Korea
In the remote industrialised cities of the North East, such as Hamhung, Kimchaek
and Chongjin, where few factories are working and there is no agricultural hinterland, hunger has re-appeared.
SEOUL - South Korea's state intelligence agency said Monday evening the site of North Korea's nuclear test conducted earlier in the day was near Kimchaek
city in northeastern North Hamkyong Province, media reports said.
The major producer is the Kimchaek
Iron Works, whose capacity has been doubled to 4 Mt/y.
The detailed talks cover the repair of the Pyongyang thermal power plant, a chemical facility, the Kimchaek
iron manufacturing factory and the rail link, said the sources familiar with Russia-North Korea relations.