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Korean Government Announces its Plan to Provide Humanitarian Assistance to Address Crisis in Sudan

Date
2024-04-16
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1. The Korean government announced its plan to provide assistance to address the humanitarian crisis in Sudan at the International Humanitarian Conference for Sudan and Neighboring Countries, held in Paris, France, on Monday, April 15.


2. Korea was represented by Choi Jai-chul, Ambassador to France. He expressed concern over the large number of casualties and the deteriorating humanitarian situation caused by the armed conflict in Sudan, and announced that Korea plans to provide 12 million U.S. dollars in humanitarian assistance for Sudan and its neighboring countries this year to improve the humanitarian situation.


3. Participants in the conference emphasized the need for the international community to remain engaged and supportive to ensure that the situation in Sudan does not become a "forgotten crisis," and called for an unimpeded humanitarian access and a peaceful resolution of the conflict.


4. As a responsible member of the international community and as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2024-25 term, the Korean government will continue to actively participate in the international community's efforts to support countries suffering from humanitarian crises.