Immediate Repatriation of DPRK Women Citizens Urged

The representative of the DPRK made a speech at the 35th session of HRC being held in Geneva on June 15.

Today in the DPRK, dynamic struggle is under way to foil maneuvers of hostile forces to impose sanctions and pressure upon it and fully realize the dream and ideal of people by ensuring their independent rights and genuine human rights under the politics of affording priority, respect and love to the people of our respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un,  the representative said, and went on:

While resolutely rejecting the politicization of human rights, the DPRK attaches importance to the genuine dialogue and cooperation in the international human rights field.

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Peaceful Development and Use of Space Are Legitimate Right of Sovereign State: DPRK Delegation

The DPRK delegation clarified the following principled stand as regards the peaceful use of space at the second session of the Geneva Disarmament Conference on June 15:

Space is wealth common to mankind. Therefore, its peaceful development and use are the legitimate right of a sovereign state recognized by international law, irrespective of size of the country and differences of political view.

The DPRK has paid primary attention to the peaceful use of space, and the space science and research including satellite launch being promoted by the DPRK in recent years according to the state space development plan are making great contribution to the economic development of the country.

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Fourth Ulaanbaatar Dialogue on Northeast Asian Security International Conference Held

The Fourth Ulaanbaatar Dialogue on Northeast Asian Security International Conference was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on June 15 and 16, 2017.

It was co-hosted by the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Institute for Strategic Studies of Mongolia, and was attended by delegations of the Institute for American Studies of the Foreign Ministry of the DPRK and policy research institutes of different countries including Russia, China, Mongolia, United States and Japan, and representatives of international organizations.

The participants had discussions on how to maintain peace and security in northeast Asia and realize economic cooperation in the region.

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DPRK Foreign Ministry Director General Meets Angolan Dignitaries

Ho Yong Bok, director general for Africa, Arab and Latin America of the Foreign Ministry of the DPRK, and his party visited the Republic of Angola recently.

During the visit, Ho made courtesy calls on the acting minister for External Relations who is secretary of State of the Ministry and the secretary of External Relations of the Angola People’s Liberation Movement who is member of the Political Committee of its Central Committee. He also separately met and had talks with the director for Asia and Oceania and the director for Multilateral Relations of the Ministry of External Relations.

At the visits and the talks, the director general reaffirmed the consistent stand of the DPRK to further expand and develop the historical and traditional relations of support and solidarity existing between the two parties and the two countries.

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DPRK Will Continue to Bolster up National Defence: DPRK Delegation at Geneva Disarmament Conference

The DPRK delegation declared the following stand on the recent successful test-fire of the new ground-to-sea cruise rocket at a plenary meeting of the second session of the Geneva Disarmament Conference on June 13:

Our measures for bolstering up the capabilities for national defence are the exercise of the legitimate right to protect destiny and sovereignty of the nation and peace in the region in the face of the U.S. decades-long hostile policy toward the DPRK and nuclear threats and blackmail.

This is the legitimate right of a sovereign state which no one can fault.

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