February 25, 2024

North Korea securing ‘every grain of rice’ amid apparent food shortage: NIS

South Korean spy agency says Kim Jong Un ordered all-out farming campaign amid food supply issues, economic downturn

South Korea’s intelligence agency said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered that the country secure every grain of rice and devote all-out efforts to farming in North Korea, according to lawmakers briefed by the agency.

South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) delivered the findings at a closed-door briefing on Thursday, during an annual parliamentary audit.