December 05, 2020

U.S. to review policy on humanitarian assistance to North Korea

Biegun to meet with U.S. aid workers to discuss humanitarian issues in 2019

The U.S. Department of State will review its policy on humanitarian assistance provided to the DPRK, U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun told reporters in Seoul on Wednesday.

Biegun made the surprise announcement shortly after arriving in Seoul, where he will stay for four days in order to discuss with South Korean counterparts issues including the ongoing U.S.-North Korea denuclearization negotiations.