North Korea will join 'efforts for total ban on nuclear tests'

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 15, 2018, 09:38 PM(IST)

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North Korea will participate with the international organisation in its effort on a complete ban on nuclear tests. 

The North Korean ambassador to the United States in Geneva, Han Tae Song said this in a conference on Disarmament on Tuesday. 

He said, "Discontinuation of nuclear tests and follow up measures are an important process for global disarmament and DPRK will join international disarmament efforts for a total ban on nuclear tests".

North Korea and South Korea will hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16 where the two countries will discuss measures to denuclearise the Korean peninsula.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the heavily fortified demilitarised zone last month. The leaders met in a summit that was held between the two countries in over a decade. The meeting aimed at "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula.

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