May 17, 2022

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Russia sends wheat aid shipment to North Korea, embassy in Pyongyang says

Report of 25,000-tonne shipment comes as UN warns of widespread food insecurity in DPRK, U.S. warns of potential famine

Correction: This article has been amended due to a mistranslation. The shipment contained 25,000 (metric) tonnes, not 25,000 tons.

A food aid shipment containing 25,000 tonnes of wheat arrived in North Korea from Russia on Thursday, according to a Facebook post published by the Russian embassy in Pyongyang.