UNICEF Receives Sanction Exemption From U.N. Security Council To Deliver Aid To North Korea
Yonhap News Agency: U.N. grants sanctions exemption for UNICEF’s aid projects in N. Korea
“The U.N. Security Council has granted a sanctions exemption to allow the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to carry out aid programs in North Korea to improve the health and nutrition of people in the impoverished country, according to the U.N. website. The exemption, granted on April 11, paves the way for UNICEF to import items to deliver safe water supplies to communities and enable effective treatment at hospitals, especially for malnourished children and mothers…” (5/21).
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