Seoul mulls resuming humanitarian aid to Pyongyang

South Korea may resume its humanitarian assistance to North Korea via international organizations.

Speaking at a press conference in Seoul on Monday, a spokesman for the Ministry of Unification Lee Duk-haeng, said UNICEF and the World Food Program have appealed to the South Korean government, asking to resume its support.

Seoul has suspended aid to Pyongyang through United Nations agencies after North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests last year, but South Korean President Moon Jae-in told the G20 summit last week that humanitarian aid in the welfare and medical areas should not be linked to political issues.

Source: VOV5

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