‘N.Korea unlikely to ease border management in the meanwhile’
“Just lately, there was some media hypothesis that the border closure between the North and China will probably be lifted, however the North has taken more durable virus preventive measures as seen within the politburo assembly,” Yonhap Information Company quoted a Ministry official as saying.
“On condition that different nations are additionally taking more durable preventive measures amid worries over a resurgence in time for winter, the North shouldn’t be prone to ease its border closure in the meanwhile,” the official added.
Though North Korea claims to be coronavirus-free, it has maintained tight border closure with China since earlier this yr.
The extended border closure is believed to be taking a toll on its fragile economic system already beneath the stain of worldwide sanctions, mentioned the Yonhap Information Company report.
On Monday, the North’s state media reported that chief Kim Jong-un held a politburo assembly of the ruling Employees’ Celebration and burdened the necessity to “hold a excessive alert, construct a decent blocking wall and additional intensify the anti-epidemic work”.
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