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 (dän′do͝ong′) or An·tung (än′to͝ong′)
A city of northeast China near the mouth of the Yalu River opposite North Korea.
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(Placename) a port in E China, in Liaoning province at the mouth of the Yalu River. Pop: 730 000 (2005 est). Also called: Andong Former spelling: Tan-tung
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a seaport in SE Liaoning province, in NE China, at the mouth of the Yalu River. 537,745. Formerly, Antung.
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It will cover over 5,000 miles and will include stops in Brussels, Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, Irkutsk in Siberia, Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia, Beijing, Dandong, also in China, and then Pyongyang.
A submarine expert working for Taiwan's military reportedly made a fact-checking trip years ago to the China-DPRK border city of Dandong to meet the North Korean military officials, from whom the expert verified the authenticity of the bid and its capability to carry out the task.
Another source in China, who keeps track of North Korean affairs, said, "Agents in the MSS office in Dandong (Liaoning Province) [in China, just across the border from North Korea] and some trade officials are tasked with jobs handed down by the government.
The return trip will take around 14 hours to reach Dandong, a city located at the China-North Korea border.
Michael Spavor, a businessman based in the Chinese city of Dandong with connections to North Korea, was also detained.
Mr Lu said Canada was informed about the detentions, and added that the cases are being handled by local bureaus of the national intelligence agency in Beijing, where Mr Kovrig was picked up, and the north-eastern city of Dandong, where Mr Spavor had been living.
The state security bureau in the northeastern Chinese city of Dandong, which borders North Korea, has been investigating Spavor since Dec.
Michael Spavor, a businessman based in Dandong near the North Korean border, had contacted Canadian officials this week to say he was being questioned.