UN Chief Considering North Korea Visit

October 30, 2012 by admin
Filed under: History, Info, North Korea, U.S. Policy, Unification 

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon holds the trophy of Seoul Peace Prize during the award ceremony in Seoul, South Korea, October 29, 2012.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he would consider a trip to North Korea as part of his efforts toward peace on the Korean peninsula.

Ban, a South Korean, made his comments Tuesday as he received the 2012 Seoul Peace Prize.

“I will spare no effort to help both the South and the North move toward eventual reunification and a Korean peninsula that is peaceful and free of nuclear weapons,” Ban said.”As secretary-general, I am committed to doing my utmost to play any role in helping to advance peace on the Korean peninsula. That includes visiting North Korea, under the right conditions.”

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