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. Reead more at Fox News.