N. Korea’s food shortages not so serious: Seoul

June 19th, 2012
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SEOUL, June 19 (Yonhap) — Food shortages in North Korea do not seem to be as serious as expected while the country grapples with a months-long drought, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Tuesday, in a blunt assessment that contradicts warnings from United Nations agencies.

Poverty-stricken North Korea appears to face another bleak year with its farm

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