Friday, August 3, 2018

UN moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea

The UN Security Council is poised to back a US proposal aimed at removing some of the hurdles that tough sanctions on North Korea have thrown up in the way of delivering humanitarian aid, according to documents obtained by Agence France-Presse (AFP).

North Korea's humanitarian crisis has left about 10 million people – nearly half of the population – undernourished, according to UN officials, who have reported a drop in food production last year. Read More