Korea

Ban welcomes latest steps to improve inter-Korean relations

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the latest steps to improve inter-Korean relations, including an agreement to resume cross-border reunions next month for hundreds of families separated since the Korean War.

DPR Korea’s release of detained foreign worker ‘positive’ move – Ban

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the release of a national of the Republic of Korea who had been detained by the authorities of the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK) since 30 March, calling it a “positive” move by Pyongyang.

Ten companies and individuals added to UN sanctions list for DPR Korea

The United Nations Security Council has imposed sanctions on five companies and five individuals in connection with the nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in May.