A farmer fertilises rice seedlings in fields near Pyongyang in 2017. Photo: AP

‘You can’t turn rice into nuclear weapons’: South Korea to send 50,000 tonnes of rice to feed drought-hit North Korea

  • Seoul’s announcement came a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping was to travel to Pyongyang for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
  • It is the South’s largest donation since 2008 and is expected to help support up to 2 million children, pregnant women and nursing mothers
Topic |   North Korea

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A farmer fertilises rice seedlings in fields near Pyongyang in 2017. Photo: AP
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