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North Korea asks United Nations to help address food shortage

Updated : February 22, 2019 12:53 PM IST

Pyongyang has told the United Nations that it is facing a shortfall of 1.4 million tons in food production this year, including crops of rice, wheat, potato and soybean.
"The government has requested assistance from international humanitarian organisations present in the country to address the impact of the food security situation," said UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric.
North Korea asks United Nations to help address food shortage

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