South Korean NGO granted UN sanctions exemption for aid work in North Korea
Greentree International set to send 80 types of items required for work with disabled in DPRK
A South Korean aid group received permission from the United Nations to bring a range of supplies into the DPRK for humanitarian projects, a letter uploaded to a UN website revealed Monday.
The organization, Greentree International, plans to assist North Korea with an “Agricultural Rehabilitation Project for physical-psychological development” and “recovery of the people with disabilities,” according to the announcement.
The waiver was granted by the UN Security Council’s (UNSC) 1718 Committee, which oversees sanctions enforcement against the DPRK.
South Korea sent a letter making the waiver request on April 6 and delivered a
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