News Exercise #222


1. In the first sentence, what words were used to describe North Korea?
2. Why is it illegal for Mozambique to allow North Korea fishing ships here?
3. How many countries are currently suspected of helping North Korea illegally?
4. What, according to the reporter, does Mozambique gain from allowing North Korean fishing boats here?
5. According to the spokesperson from the Mozambique Ministry of Foreign Affairs, what are North Korean people currently doing in Mozambique?

Answers:
1. In the first sentence, what words were used to describe North Korea?
“Rogue nuclear state”
2. Why is it illegal for Mozambique to allow North Korea fishing ships here?
It is against UN sanctions rules.
3. How many countries are currently suspected of helping North Korea illegally?
Eleven countries are being investigated for sanctions violation.
4. What, according to the reporter, does Mozambique gain from allowing North Korean fishing boats here?
North Korea helps Mozambique by providing surface-to-air missiles, manned portable surface-to-air missiles, military air-defense systems, the refurbishment of tanks, bolstering military installations and training elite forces.
5. According to the spokesperson from the Mozambique Ministry of Foreign Affairs, what are North Korean people currently doing in Mozambique?
He said they were co-operating in social and technical fields, which were not against sanctions.

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