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S. Korea lodges protest with China over illegal fishing

All News 09:20 June 08, 2016

SEOUL, June 8 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has lodged a formal protest with Beijing demanding it address the growing issue of illegal fishing by Chinese fishermen in South Korean waters, a Seoul official said Wednesday.

The protest was delivered through diplomatic channels in the wake of the recent capture of Chinese fishing boats by South Korean fishermen near the inter-Korean border in the Yellow Sea, the official said on the condition of anonymity.

hague@yna.co.kr
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