Secretary-General Welcomes Kim Jong Un’s Commitment to Realize Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

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6 September 2018

Secretary-General Welcomes Kim Jong Un’s Commitment to Realize Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General welcomes the commitment made by Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 5 September to realize the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

The Secretary-General commends the continued momentum and efforts by both Koreas to further trust-building and reconciliation, in line with the Panmunjom Declaration.  He looks forward to further progress at the inter-Korean summit later this month towards sustainable peace, security, and complete and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, in accordance with relevant Security Council resolutions.

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