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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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New York, 13 April 2009 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

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 People's Republic of Korea.

He further hopes that the Council's 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.