DPR of Korea UN envoy to report on talks with senior government

According to a UN spokesman, Mr. Strong met with Paek Nam Fun, President of the Supreme People’s Assembly, Foreign Minister Kim Yong Nam and other officials. “Mr. Strong was asked by the Secretary-General to visit the country to assess the humanitarian situation there, and the discussions also touched on the current issues affecting the Korean peninsula,” Fred Eckhard told a press briefing.Mr. Strong is scheduled to report on his trip to the Secretary-General on Wednesday in New York.