UN food agency chief visits N Korea

Published on 05 November 2010

The World Food Programme's executive director has visited North Korea, a country blighted by undernourishment, for the body's first top-level meeting with North Korean officials in ten years. Josette Sheeran, the World Food Programme's (WFP) executive director, was greeted by Pak Kil Yon, the North Korean vice-foreign minister, in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, on Wednesday state media reported.

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