Sunday, June 10, 2007
US alleges North Korea misused UN aid
According to the story available here, the United States has accused North Korea of misallocating United Nations Development Program financial aid. Specifically, the charges are that instead of using the funds for the benefit of the people, the government bought nearly $3m worth of land and housing in Britain, France, and Canada. The US also claims that North Korea purchased equipment that could be used for military purposes.