U.N. says NKorea food problems still pressing

Published on 04 November 2010

Large numbers of children in impoverished and isolated North Korea are suffering from malnutrition and food aid to the communist state is insufficient, a senior U.N. official said on Thursday. "I saw a lot of children already losing the battle against malnutrition," Josette Sheeran, executive director of the U.N.'s World Food Program (WFP), told reporters in Beijing after returning from Pyongyang.

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