WFP could cease operations in N. Korea this year due to pandemic

Yonhap News Agency | Feb 23, 2021 at 6:44 AM
  • The World Food Programme (WFP) could suspend its operations in North Korea this year as restrictions on imports remain in place due the coronavirus pandemic, a report on its website showed Tuesday.
  • The U.N. aid agency has continued to be faced with difficulties in deploying its staff in the North.
  • North Korea has rejected outside help on worries that any inbound shipments could bring about an outbreak of the highly contagious disease.