Trickle of humanitarian aid enters North Korea as border closure drags on

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By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – After nearly two years of border closures to protect North Korea against the pandemic, some humanitarian aid is trickling into the country, though shipments of key supplies including food remain blocked, according to United Nations organisations. The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF said this week that at least two of its shipments of nutrition and tuberculosis treatment supplies were released after up to three months of quarantine. “The first of these consignments of UNICEF supplies has now been cleared from disinfection at the port of Nampo and released…

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