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The chief of U.S. Naval operations said Saturday that a United Nations resolution was responsible changing the course of a North Korean ship suspected of carrying illicit weapons.

The Kang Nam 1, originally believed to be bound for Myanmar, has been shadowed for more than a week by the U.S. Navy. The North Korean freighter was the first vessel monitored under U.N. sanctions aimed at punishing the regime for conducting an underground nuclear test in May.

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