Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)
New York, 16 March 2012The Secretary-General is seriously concerned by the announcement of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today, March 16, to launch a so-called “application satellite” next month.
The Secretary-General reiterates his call on the DPRK to fully comply with the relevant resolutions of the Security Council, particularly including the resolution 1874 (2009) which bans “any launch using ballistic missile technology”.
The Secretary-General urges the DPRK to reconsider its decision in line with its recent undertaking to refrain from long-range missile launches.
Statements on 16 March 2012
- New York, 16 March 2012 - Remarks by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a reception hosted by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Coca-Cola Company in celebration of the museum's new galleries for the art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia and Later South Asia.
- New York, 16 March 2012 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on helicopter crash in Kabul
- New York, 16 March 2012 - Secretary-General's remarks at informal General Assembly Plenary on Global Sustainability Panel Report
- New York, 16 March 2012 - Secretary-General's message to the 34th Lions Day with the United Nations [delivered by Mr. Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Planning]