Code: 81974546 (5190190) | Date: 22/02/2016 | Time: 15:25|
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1st Iran cargo ship after sanctions berths at S Korean port

Beijing, Feb 22, IRNA – The first Iranian cargo ship berthed at a South Korean port on Monday after removal of unjust anti-Iran sanctions and implementation of the July deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), that started on January 16.

Named Touska, the Iranian freighter which belongs to Islamic Republic of Iran's Shipping Lines (IRISL) arrived today in the largest port of Busan in South Korea.

Publishing its photos, the South Korean news agency (Yonhap) said such arrival is a new window to Seoul-Tehran relations.

The 5,100-ton Touska is the first Iranian ship entering Busan port since 2012, Yonhap reported.

The photos show that the officials of port operating company Busan Porty Authority have marked such arrival during a special ceremony.

South Korea is a country that has been making endeavor to expand relations with Iran, especially in the post-sanctions era.


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