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- NKorea demands dissolution of UN command in SKorea
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's U.N. envoy demanded the dissolution of the United Nations Command in South Korea on Friday, accusing the United States of using the force to prepare for war against the North and build an Asian version of NATO to realize President Barack Obama's pivot to Asia.
June 21, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- North Korean U.N. envoy urges end to economic sanctions
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea's envoy to the United Nations on Friday called on the United States to lift its economic sanctions against Pyongyang and urged U.N. members not to follow Security Council sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile tests. "I urge the United States to stop economic sanctions against us," North Korean U.N. Ambassador Sin Son-ho ...
June 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- Press Releases: Additional Funding for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (Taken Question)
Additional Funding for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (Taken Question) Taken Question Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC Question Taken at the June 20, 2013 Daily Press Briefing June 20, 2013 Question: Secretary Kerry announced in his remarks today that the United States is doubling aid to UNHCR. What is this funding specifically for, and does it include any ...
June 20, 2013 - U.S. Department of State