South Korean NGO to send African Swine Fever aid and appliances to North Korea
The U.N. Security Council granted sanctions exemptions to an NGO trying to protect North Korea's vulnerable livestock
A South Korean non-governmental organization was granted international sanctions exemptions to deliver a refrigerator, freezer and other equipment to North Korea in order to support African Swine Fever (ASF) quarantine efforts, according to a letter posted on the United Nations website on Saturday.
The Inter-Korean Economic Cooperation Research Center (IKECRC) will deliver aid appliances to the DPRK within the next six months — including one refrigerator and freezer manufactured by LG, a multinational electronics company and a major South Korean conglomerate.
IKECRC received the sanctions exemptions to “allow for the import of diagnostic equipment to support
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