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UN / DPRK SIMONOVIC

During a meeting disrupted by a North Korean delegate, UN Human Rights official Ivan Simonovic said "it is my sincere hope that the international community will continue to examine ways to prevent and punish the crimes that are being perpetrated in the DPRK today." UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / DPRK DISARMAMENT

Addressing the Conference on Disarmament, the North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Su Yong said joint military exercises currently being staged by the United States and South Korea on the Korean peninsula are "unprecedentedly provocative in nature and have an especially high possibility of sparking off a war." UNTV CH

3 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC SOUTH KOREA

Speaking at the Human Rights Council, Cho Tae-yul, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Korea, said he "couldn't contain an overwhelming sorrowful pity" while listening the foreign minister of DPRK briefing the Council about the human rights situation in North Korea. UNTV CH

3 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / COMFORT WOMEN

During a General Assembly meeting on the advancement of women, The Republic of Korea representative called on the Japanese government "to acknowledge responsibility and take  appropriate measures" to resolve the so-called comfort women issue. UNIFEED – UNTV

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / DPRK

North Korean Ambassador Ri Tong Il told reporters in New York that the joint military exercises currently being conducted by South Korea and the United States are "not simply an annual routine defensive nature military exercise as the US shamelessly continues to advertise to the international community, but this is strictly and totally aggression war [...]

25 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / DPRK KOREAN PENINSULA

North Korean Ambassador Ri Tong Il said that "the US and South Korea joint military exercises is the root cause of the aggravation of tension on the Korean Peninsula",  adding in “if the UN Security Council is genuinely serious about the peace and security of the Korean Peninsula, the Security Council should put in the [...]

1 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / NON-PROLIFERATION WMD

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson told the Security Council that it was "critical" for every country to implement resolution 1540, which requires Governments to prevent non-State actors or terrorists from acquiring, proliferating and using nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. UNIFEED – UNTV

7 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / OH JOON PRESSER

Following last month’s missile launches by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), South Korean Ambassador Oh Joon  said that the Security Council is "ready to deal with the DPRK if there are any further new provocations." UNIFEED – UNTV

2 May 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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