Moreover, the Washington Post noted that Egypt bought the shipment of anti-tanks missiles for a reported cost of 23 million dollars, according to anonymous U.S. sources and other western officials quoted in the article.
The Post cited U.S. officials and Western diplomats familiar with the findings who remained anonymous.
Egyptian officials were notified about the suspicious vessel, but it was intended for them.
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Following intelligence passed from Washington to Cairo, the "Jie Shun" freighter, which had sailed from North Korea under a Cambodian flag, was intercepted by Egyptian customs agents who discovered a hidden cargo of some 30,000 rocket-propelled grenades. However, the foreign ministry said that the shipment was confiscated and then destroyed in the presence of a United Nations committee that supervises the application of United Nations sanctions against North Korea.
The United States said that "re is no progress in field of human rights and democracy" in last month, to cancel some of aid to Egypt, and a portion of ice cream plan.
USA authorities spotted a freight ship named Jie Shun flying a Cambodian flag which was carrying a huge arms cache was secretly heading from North Korea to Egypt forcing Cairo to sieze it, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.
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"Egyptian authorities indeed confiscated the shipment and destroyed it in the presence of a team of experts from the 1718 committee overseeing the UNSC sanctions on North Korea" said the foreign ministry spokesman.
"Egypt will continue to abide by all Security Council resolutions and will always be in conformity with these resolutions as they restrain military purchases from North Korea", the statement said.
The Post reported that the officials said the incident "was one of a series of clandestine deals" that led US President Donald Trump's administration to freeze or delay about $300 million in military aid to Egypt this year.
Scientists have created smart tattoos that track your health
The inks interact with the body's interstitial fluid , which transfers nutrients into cells and carries waste out of them. For example, it could continuously follow the blood sugar levels or notice if the person is dehydrated.