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launched a Russian company, on Thursday, the first maritime line between Russia and North Korea , to attract Chinese tourists and North Korean workers, in the midst of tension between Pyongyang and Western countries.
The vessel will "Man Gyong Bong" trip shuttle once a week between Vladivostok , in Russia 's far east, and the North Korean port of Rajin, which is also called Rason.
Network "Russia 24" Russian television broadcast images of the ship in the port of Vladivostok Thursday morning, adding that security forces prevented people from approaching because of a suspicious bag.
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The director of the company "Anevststroytrist" Vladimir Baranov, told AFP that among the passengers presumed aboard this flight , "North Koreans are going to work in Russia and tourists from the north of China , lack the sea."
He added that 60 Chinese tourists have so far booked places for the next trip for a ship that can accommodate up to 200 passengers, and 40 are available in which room and bars for drinks.
The director of the company explained that the ship "also will transport the goods, because the situation is terrible at the moment on the logistical level. We need 22 days to transport goods between Vladivostok and Rajin."
The journey takes about nine hours by ship.
He said Baranov that Russian tourism agencies also expressed their willingness to offer trips to North Korea on Russian tourists.
Asked about the arrival of the Russians traveling to a very closed country, he said , "This is an economic and commercial area, so do not need visas, but there is only a need to call can be provided by tourism agencies."
This line was launched in the midst of the tension caused by the nuclear programs of North Korean missiles. Russian President described Vladimir Putin Monday the launch of a new North Korean missile Sunday "as counterproductive and dangerous", but also called to stop "intimidation of North Korea , " stressing the need for a peaceful solution.