Libyan hospital welcomes dozens of North Korean medical workers | NK News
June 14, 2024

Libyan hospital welcomes dozens of North Korean medical workers

UN sanctions forbid DPRK laborers from working abroad, but country’s doctors have been active in Africa during pandemic

A team of North Korean medical workers arrived in southeast Libya on this week to work in a hospital there, according to the medical facility on Tuesday, in apparent violation of international sanctions on DPRK laborers abroad.

The 38-member team will provide medical care at the Martyr Attia Al-Kaseh Teaching Hospital in Kufra city, the hospital announced on social media. The crew includes a surgeon, pediatrician, cardiologist, obstetrician, otolaryngologist, dentist and 12 nurses, according to the hospital.

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