VIDEO: North Korea Detains US Citizen, Threatens To Sink US Aircraft Carrier

By  //  April 23, 2017

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(FOX NEWS) – A U.S. citizen has been detained in North Korea, according to Martina Aberg, deputy head of mission for the Swedish Embassy in North Korea.

“We have been informed and can confirm that there has been a detention of a US citizen Saturday morning local,” she said.

“He was prevented from getting on the flight out of Pyongyang. We don’t comment further than this.”

Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday, according to Park Chan-mo, the chancellor of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology.

Park said Kim, who is in his 50s, taught accounting at the university for about a month. He said Kim was detained by officials as he was trying to leave the country from Pyongyang’s international airport.

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