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The United Nations has condemned the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's attempt to launch a satellite into space. In a statement, issued in Geneva and read by spokeswoman, Corinne Momal-Vanian, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said despite its failure, the April 13th launch of the "so-called" application satellite was "deplorable." CH UNTV

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DATELINE: 12 APRIL 2012, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

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FILE – 2111, PALAIS DES NATIONS, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

1. Wide shot, exterior Palais des Nations

12 APRIL 2012, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

2. Wide shot, press briefing
3. Cutaway, journalists
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Corinne Momal-Vanian, spokeswoman, United Nations:
“Despite its failure, the launch of a so-called ‘application satellite’ by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 13 April 2012 is deplorable as it defies the firm and unanimous stance of the international community. The launch is in direct violation of Security Council Resolution 1874 and threatens regional stability.”
5. Cutaway, journalists
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Corinne Momal-Vanian, spokeswoman, United Nations:
“The Secretary-General urges the DPRK not to undertake any further provocative actions that will heighten tension in the region.”
7. Cutaway, journalists
8. SOUNDBITE (English) Corinne Momal-Vanian, spokeswoman, United Nations:
“The Secretary-General renews his call on the DPRK authorities to work towards building confidence with neighbouring countries and improving the life of its people. As the Secretary-General of the United Nations, he reaffirms his commitment to working for peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and helping the people of the DPRK, in particular, by addressing the serious food and nutrition needs of the most vulnerable.”
9. Wide shot, meeting ends


STORYLINE:

The United Nations (UN) has condemned the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's attempt to launch a satellite into space.

In a statement, issued in Geneva and read by spokeswoman, Corinne Momal-Vanian, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said despite its failure, the April 13th launch of the so-called application satellite was deplorable.

Ban said the attempt defied the firm and unanimous stance of the international community. It was in direct violation of Security Council resolution 1874 and threatened regional stability.

Ban urged the DPRK not to undertake further provocative actions that would heighten tensions in the region.

He also renewed his call on the DPRK authorities to work towards building confidence with neighbouring countries and improving the life of its people.
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