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UN / DPRK

North Korea has sent a letter to South Korea calling for reconciliation and an end to "hostile military strikes". The UN ambassador to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) called this a "crucial decision" to stop military exercises and if they need to cooperate with the US, "they had better hold exercises far away [...]

24 Jan 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH KOREA / BAN SYRIA WRAP

Commenting on the latest alleged chemical attack inSyria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said that he can think of "no good reason" why "any party whether government or operational forces, would decline this opportunity to get to the truth of the matter," and called for an immediate investigation. (UNTV)

23 Aug 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH KOREA / BAN ARRIVAL

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived  in Seoul, South Korea where he visited Namdaemun, one of the historical gates to the once-walled city which was badly damaged in a fire in 2008. It has since been restored, opening earlier this year. (UNTV)

22 Aug 2013 | Read More »

UN / DPRK

Ambassador Sin Son Ho of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said today (21 June) that "the fundamental reason of the instability on the Korean Peninsula is because the Korean armistice agreement has been nullified by the United States." UNTV

21 Jun 2013 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH KOREA

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon met today (6 May) with the newly-elected President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) at United Nations Headquarters in New York. UNTV

6 May 2013 | Read More »

UN / DPRK SANCTIONS

The Security Council today (7 March) unanimously approved a new resolution condemning "in the strongest terms" the 12 February nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and imposing new sanctions. UNTV

7 Mar 2013 | Read More »

UN / DPRK SANCTIONS

Reiterating its condemnation of a December 2012 missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council today (22 January) more sharply targeted sanctions on that country, while again demanding an end to its nuclear and ballistic tests.  UNTV

22 Jan 2013 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

Five members of the Security Council today called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate possible crimes against humanity in Syria.  But British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said that at the moment the council did not have the votes necessary to make that happen. UNTV

18 Jan 2013 | Read More »

UN / PSY

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with South Korean Youtube star Psy at UN headquarters, telling Psy he was “so cool, you could end global warming”. UNTV

24 Oct 2012 | Read More »

GA / SECURITY COUNCIL

The General Assembly today elected Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, the Republic of Korea and Rwanda for two-year terms as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council. UNTV

18 Oct 2012 | Read More »

 

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