Russian Ambassador to Pyongyang said on the difficult humanitarian situation in the DPRK
The humanitarian situation in North Korea is deteriorating due to the imposed UN sanctions. This was stated by Russian Ambassador to Korea Alexander Matsegora.
“Today it is almost impossible to deliver humanitarian aid — including food — suffering North Korean population,” Matsegora said after the closed meeting of the Committee of the UN security Council on sanctions against the DPRK.
The Ambassador noted that the restrictive measures impeding supply of medicines and equipment to treat cancer patients. Matsegora said that the meeting presented a “concrete proposal” regarding the assistance to the DPRK.
“I asked the Committee for North Korea to be not only a COP, which controls, verifies what needs to be done, but also a structure that helps humanitarian agencies to deliver food, medicines, medical equipment,” — said the diplomat.
Further restrictions against North Korea were imposed due to Pyongyang conducted tests of Intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons.