The armoured Terrex vehicle. (Source: Army Recognition)

Singapore (VNA) – Hong Kong authorities will return nine armoured Terrex vehicles to Singapore, after seizing them due to license-related issues.

In a statement issued on January 24, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the Hong Kong administration has completed investigations and will return the vehicles to Singapore along with other equipment.

The statement also noted that Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying replied to a letter from Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong about the issue.

The Singaporean Ministry of Foreign Affairs claimed it as a positive outcome and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong replied to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to thank him for Hong Kong's cooperation in resolving the issue.

In November 2016, Hong Kong customs officers seized the troop carriers and related equipment as they were being shipped to Singapore from Taiwan after military exercises.-VNA