Cheong Wa Dae seeks to provide N. Korea food aid despite missile firings

SEOUL, A top South Korean presidential official said Friday that Seoul would press ahead with food aid for North Korea despite its recent missile launches.

Chung Eui-yong, head of the presidential National Security Office, stressed that the humanitarian issue should be separated from such a security issue.

Speaking to reporters, he said the government has already decided on the food assistance and it's making "various preparations" for specific measures.

The government will soon make public detailed plans for the food assistance, he added.

On the missiles North Korea recently fired, Chung said South Korea and the United States are still analyzing whether they are ballistic missiles or not.

Source: Yonhap news Agency

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