North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has embarked on a diplomatic charm offensive in recent months after his nuclear weapons programme triggered a raft of sanctions from the UN Security Council. Now, the UN is urging donors to commit funding to support North Korea because the global body came up well short of its aid targets. Photo: EPA

‘10.3 million people in this country need help’: UN urges donors to set aside North Korea issues and provide funding

The implementation of UN Security Council sanctions hit humanitarian work in the country, with aid supplies and financial transfers delayed or stopped

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has embarked on a diplomatic charm offensive in recent months after his nuclear weapons programme triggered a raft of sanctions from the UN Security Council. Now, the UN is urging donors to commit funding to support North Korea because the global body came up well short of its aid targets. Photo: EPA
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