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SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (ALBOENEWS) — South Korea will send at least $8 million in aid to North Korea for humanitarian reasons, according to the Unification Ministry.

According to Reuters, the “decision was made after a meeting of government officials chaired by Unification Minister Cho Myong-gyon.”

The breakdown of aid will be the following:

“$4.5 million worth of nutritional products for children and pregnant women through the World Food Programme and $3.5 million worth of vaccines and medicinal treatments through UNICEF.”


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