13 April 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12184
SC/9635

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SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES SECURITY COUNCILíS ADOPTION OF PRESIDENTIAL


STATEMENT ON DEMOCRATIC PEOPLEíS REPUBLIC OF KOREA

 


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


The Secretary-General welcomes the adoption of a statement by the President of the Security Council which sends a unified message of the international community on the recent launch by the Democratic Peopleís Republic of Korea.


He further hopes that the Councilís unified response will pave the way for renewed efforts towards the peaceful resolution of all outstanding issues in the region, including through the early resumption of the six-party talks and the inter-Korean dialogue.


The Secretary-General stands ready to lend his full support to these efforts.


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