South Korean oil tanker withdraws from Yemeni waters following warning strike by National Salvation Government forces

South Korean oil tanker withdraws from Yemeni waters following warning strike by National Salvation Government forces

The National Salvation Government of Yemen has on Saturday received a notification from a South Korean oil tanker with the confirmation that it had officially left Yemeni territorial waters.

Media, quoting navigational sources, reported that the ship Tissos Kia, which came from a South Korean port and was about to enter Al-Dhaba port in order to smuggle Yemeni oil purchased from the Saudi-led occupation, informed the Yemeni Coast Guard that it had retreated to international waters.

The sources noted that the ship had previously refused to respond before the recent Yemeni warning attack on Al-Dhaba port.

The Yemeni Armed Forces had carried out a warning attack that hit near a ship as it approached Al-Dhaba oil port in Hadhramaut province, eastern Yemen.

According to the Spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e, the attack came after the ship had ignored official warnings from Sana’a as part of a strategy to prevent the looting of Yemeni oil

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