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Korean Peninsula: Conflict Prevention 'Our Collective Priority' But 'the Onus Is on the DPRK

Toward A Nuclear Free World |IDN-InDepthNews
April 29, 2017
By António Guterres

The situation on the Korean Peninsula is one of the longest-standing and most serious issues before the United Nations. The Security Council first adopted a resolution on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) nuclear issue in 1993, when it urged the DPRK not to withdraw from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. Twenty-four years later, and despite extensive efforts, the challenge has defied resolution.
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