A two-man team of North Korean diplomats arrived in Panama to explain about and participate in the inspection of the detained cargo ship. However, the Panamanian presidency declared invalid a document issued by the Foreign Ministry that would have granted them access to the ship.
Secretary of State John Kerry mourned, Anne Smedinghoff, a 25-year-old foreign service officer. She died when the group she was traveling with was struck by an explosion in Afghanistan. They were en route to traveling to donate textbooks.
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