Russian yacht Katalexa is located in the North Korean port of Rajin. This was stated by the press attache of the Russian Embassy in the DPRK Denis Samsonov. According to him, the Embassy established an emergency headquarters headed by the Minister counselor of Russia in the DPRK, and the Consul General of Russia went to the North Korean port where Katalexa.
The press attache of the Russian Embassy in the DPRK Denis Samsonov, confirmed the information about detention of the Russian yacht Katalexa with three crew members on Board the North Korean ship, the RIA Novosti reported.
«The Korean side told us that the yacht is in the port of Rajin. She was delivered at about 22.00 on Thursday (about 16: 00 Moscow time). The Embassy set up a headquarters with Counsellor Alexander Minaev, Ambassador Alexander Matsegora personally deals with all matters related to yacht Katalexa,» — said the diplomat.
Currently, the Consul General of Russia in Contine Yuri Bochkarev sent to a North Korean port, where Katalexa. «It’s a few hours on a very bad road, he will try to contact and talk to crew members,» said Samsonov.
Earlier, the sailing Federation of Primorye said that the boat coming from Taiwan to Vladivostok, allegedly detained the North Korean vessel.
In may 2016, the DPRK detained the yacht «Elfin» with Russian athletes on Board. Then, the DPRK authorities have released the ship, calling the incident «a misunderstanding.»
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