June 02, 2020

UN “in dialogue” with North Korea over request to reduce humanitarian aid workers
Spokesperson confirmed letter from DPRK was received on the issue

A spokesperson for the United Nations on Thursday confirmed earlier reports of a letter received from North Korea requesting drastic cuts to foreign aid workers stationed in-country, saying the two sides are engaged in discussions over the issue.

“We're in dialogue with the Government at this point,” Stéphane Dujarric, spokesperson for the Secretary General, told reporters during a regular briefing from New York.