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>U.S. Food Arrives In North Korea

Seoul, South Korea–The United States has sent thousands of tons of food to North Korea to help this starving nation.

The US food aid, being distributed by the United Nations, arrived Sunday. The ship carried 37,000 tons of wheat. It is part of 500,000 tons of wheat promised to this nation whose own wheat crops have not been getting to the people both due to flooding and North Korean bureaucracy and bungling.

This aid comes after the communist nation agreed to expanded international assistance for its impoverished people, the U.N. food agency said Monday.
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