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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 »

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 »

 

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