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Ban Ki-Moon hails nuclear weapon free world

08-04-2010 08:47 BJT

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UN secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday to attend the 65th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Japanese cities, Nagasaki and Hiroshima. He 'll be the first UN chief, to be present for such an occasion.

Ban Ki-Moon, UN secretary-general, said, "I will visit Nagasaki and Hiroshima to send a very important and strong message to the world that nuclear threat is real we must do everything we can to build on the current global momentum toward a nuclear weapon free world."

Ban is deeply concerned about the situation on the Korean Peninsula. He hopes the six-party talks resume as soon as possible.

Ban believes the countries participating in the talks play a primary and crucial role in resumimg dialogue with the DPRK. He adds the DPRK should fully comply, with relevant Security Council resolutions and joint declarations.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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