U.S. to Suspend Aid to North Korea with News of Possible Missile Launch

By Scott Sarvay
By Maureen Mespell

March 28, 2012 Updated Mar 28, 2012 at 6:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – Concerned that North Korea will resume its long-range missile program the United States has decided to suspend its nutritional aid to the country.

North Korea announced on March 16 that it plans to conduct a missile launch between April 12h and 16th. The test has defense officials to become concerned.

The threatened launch would be in direct violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions 1718 and 1874, which prohibit North Korea from conducting any launches that use ballistic missile technology.

The launch is said to mark the 100th birthday of late President Kim Il Sung whose birthday is April 15th.




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