September 29, 2020

COVID-19 test kits sent by private South Korean group arrive in North Korea

Delivery made via the Dandong-Sinuiju land route in mid-August

UPDATE (Aug. 21, 2020 at 5:32 p.m.): This article now includes comments from UNICEF spokesperson Caroline den Dulk on the closure of Dalian-Nampho sea route between China and North Korea.

South Korea's Gyeonggi Province and a non-governmental organization (NGO) have jointly delivered COVID-19 test kits and other items to North Korea through the Sino-DPRK border, Seoul's unification ministry and the NGO confirmed to NK News on Friday.