Asia Pacific

UN chief condemns assassination of provincial governor in Pakistan

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the assassination today of the governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Salman Taseer.

UN chief and Republic of Korea president discuss situation in the region

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) have discussed the recent situation on the Korean Peninsula in a telephone conversation, during which the United Nations chief reaffirmed his readiness to provide assistance to facilitate peace and stability in the region in close coordination with the concerned countries.