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UN chief "encouraged" by progress in US-DPRK talks

03-01-2012 11:30 BJT

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed steps forward in talks between the United States and the DPRK.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, the UN chief said he is encouraged by the latest progress, and expressed hope that the commitment made by the DPRK to take several initial steps will be implemented toward a verifiable denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

Ban Ki-moon also stressed the urgency of meeting the humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable people in the country.

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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