April 21, 2021

North Korea offer condolences to South for Sewol Ferry disaster

North Korean message of condolence comes after criticism of South Korea's initial response

North Korea on Wednesday offered condolences to South Korea for the April 16 Sewol ferry sinking, South’s Ministry of Unification (MOU) said.

The Red Cross Society of North Korea sent a message to its southern counterpart offering commiserations for the sinking, which is now the largest maritime disaster in South Korea's history.