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North Korean Vessel Arrives in South Korean Port


A North Korean cargo ship has dropped anchor in the South Korean port of Ulsan, marking the first visit of its kind in more than two decades.

The ship will be loaded with fertilizer intended to help the North deal with perpetual food shortages.

South Korea agreed to give 200,000 tons of fertilizer to the North after four days of bilateral talks concluded last week.

Two more North Korean vessels are expected to cross into South Korean waters later today and early Monday. South Korea began shipping fertilizer by land on Saturday when several trucks crossed the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone between the two Koreas.

Some of information for this report provided by AFP.

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