May 22, 2024

If North Korea needs coronavirus help, “we’ll give them help,” Trump says

Pyongyang denies having any COVID-19 infections, but Trump says North Korea is "going through something"

If North Korea needs help fighting off the coronavirus, then the U.S. will "give them help," President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Sunday.

Trump's remarks, his first public outreach to Pyongyang since the coronavirus outbreak swelled into a full-fledged global pandemic, comes after DPRK state media reported over the weekend that the President had written a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, praising his response to the outbreak and offering to cooperate on "anti-epidemic" work.

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