SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT OF AGREEMENT ON KOREAN PENINSULA TALKS

31 October 2006
SG/SM/10709

SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT OF AGREEMENT ON KOREAN PENINSULA TALKS

31 October 2006
Secretary-General
SG/SM/10709
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General welcomes announcement of agreement on Korean peninsula talks

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General welcomes today’s announcement that China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the United States have agreed to a resumption of the six-party talks.

He hopes the talks can be reconvened soon, and that they will yield positive results leading to lower tensions in the region.

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