U.S. envoy going to North Korea to assess food shortage

Published on 24 May 2011

A U.S. delegation will travel to North Korea on Tuesday for a four-day trip to assess the food situation in the reclusive nation. (..) "It's had a big impact on the winter crop, and there are big concerns now for the levels of food available through the public distribution system," said Marcus Prior of the World Food Programme.

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