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Unification Spokesperson’s Commentary regarding North Korea’s New Year Address

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2019-01-01
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Unification Spokesperson’s Commentary regarding North Korea’s New Year Address

January 1, 2019

  o The ROK Government welcomes the North’s willingness to continue its efforts toward complete denuclearization and settlement of permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula, as well as to expand and develop inter-Korean relations, expressed through Chairman Kim Jong Un’s New Year Address.

  o The Government has maintained a consistent position that it will make efforts to significantly advance inter-Korean relations by faithfully implementing joint declarations signed by the South and the North, while pursuing complete denuclearization and settlement of a permanent peace regime on the Korean Peninsula.

  o Together with our nationals, the ROK Government will improve inter-Korean relations to an irreversible stage through the advancement of reconciliation and cooperation of the two, while exerting utmost efforts to achieve complete denuclearization and establish a solid peace regime on the Korean Peninsula through close cooperation with the international community.

*Unofficial Translation