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Ban Ki-moon urges North Korea to take denuclearization steps

3 December, 2018 5:46 AM
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Ban Ki-moon urges North Korea to take denuclearization steps

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearization and gain the trust of the international community if he wants sanctions lifted.

Ban told The Associated Press on Monday that "this is the time" to achieve North Korea's denuclearization after nearly a quarter century of unsuccessful efforts, and that the world should not lose this opportunity.

Ban, in Tokyo for a World Bank event, said the nuclear crisis isn't over even though North Korea has opted to engage in dialogue, and its nuclear weapons still need to be verified.

Source: moneycontrol.com

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