韩国考虑对北韩提供大米援助 South Korea Considers Rice Aid for North

23 August, 2010

韩国执政党说,首尔正在考虑恢复向北韩提供粮食援助,但是韩国政府处理与北韩关系的主要部门否认有这样的计划。
 
大国家党发言人安亨奂说,政府领导人在星期天同该党主席举行会议后,目前正在审议这个问题。但是,韩国统一部星期一说,政府对援助的立场没有改变。
 
同时,严重水灾爆发后,中国疏散了与北韩交界中国一侧的25万多人。
 
划分中国和北韩的鸭绿江的水位已经上升到十年以来的最高点。

South Korea's ruling party says Seoul is considering resuming food aid to North Korea -- but the government's main arm for handling relations with North Korea is denying any plans to do so.
 
Grand National Party spokesman Ahn Hyoung-hwan said government leaders are reviewing the issue after a meeting Sunday with the party's chairman. However, South Korea's Unification Ministry said Monday the government's stance on assistance remains unchanged.
 
Meanwhile, China has evacuated more than a quarter of a million people from its side of the North Korean border following severe flooding.
 
The Yalu river, which separates China and North Korea, has risen to its highest level in a decade.