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North Korea to ‘Support’ Border City Where Suspected Virus Case Found

By Kyodo News 6 August 2020

BEIJING—North Korea will provide special support for the border city of Kaesong that has been locked down since the country’s first suspected case of the novel coronavirus was detected there late last month, state-run media reported Thursday.

The decision was made Wednesday at a gathering of the Executive Policy Council of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, which was presided over by the nation’s leader Kim Jong Un, according to the official Korean Central News Agency.

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