May 22, 2024

Seoul has resumed water supply to North Koreans in Kaesong, MOU confirms

Unification ministry insists project not in violation of international sanctions

South Korea has since the opening of an inter-Korean liaison office last month been providing water for North Koreans living in the Kaesong area, the Ministry of Unification (MOU) confirmed on Wednesday.

To provide water for the now-shuttered Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) and local residents, the unification minister said, Seoul was managing purification plants and distribution stations drawing water from the nearby Wolgo Reservoir.

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