SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA TO FULLY COOPERATE WITH ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

30 December 2002
SG/SM/8573

SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA TO FULLY COOPERATE WITH ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

30/12/2002
Press ReleaseSG/SM/8573

SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

TO FULLY COOPERATE WITH ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

The following statement was issued Friday, 27 December, by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General expresses his concern over the increasing tensions in the Korean Peninsula. 

He urges the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to cooperate fully with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and not to undertake actions that could further complicate matters. 

The Secretary-General calls on all parties concerned to make every effort to resolve the situation in accordance with international norms.

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