DPRK's Vice Foreign Minster Pak Kil Yon speaks during the general debate of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at the UN headquarters in New York, on Oct. 1, 2013. (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei)
Annual debate of 68th session of UN General Assembly concludes
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The annual debate of the 68th session of the UN General Assembly concluded on Tuesday, during which more than 130 heads of state and government, as well as ministers, gave their views on regional and international affairs.
General Assembly President John Ashe, at the close of the debate, said that the member states are "responsible for the implementation of action by working to create a post-2015 development agenda" Full story
DPRK calls for closure of "UN Command" on Korean Peninsula
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday urged to close down the "UN Command" on the Korean Peninsula, saying it serves the "U.S. military strategy" by "abusing the name of the United Nations."
The statement came as Pak Kil Yon, vice minister of foreign affairs of the DPRK, was addressing the General Debate of the UN General Assembly, a week-long event which ended here Tuesday. Full story