The Minister of foreign Affairs of the DPRK Lee soo Yeon during the concert, the UN has proposed the U.S. to conclude a peace Treaty. He stressed that after that Pyongyang is ready to engage in a constructive dialogue with Washington to prevent incidents on the Korean Peninsula.
General debate of the UN General Assembly is to discuss a wide range of issues, one of which was the tensions on the Korean Peninsula. These difficulties can be avoided, no doubt in North Korea, if Washington would sign a real peace Treaty with Pyongyang instead of a temporary truce.
"The government of the DPRK is ready to hold constructive dialogue to prevent wars and incidents on the Korean Peninsula as soon as the USA agrees to replace the armistice agreement with a peace Treaty, not arguing about somebody's provocation through the media. This is the best we can afford, and the best solution which can offer on this forum in the UN", - quotes TASS of the Minister of foreign Affairs of the DPRK Lee soo Yong.
For many professionals, the proposal of Pyongyang at the conclusion of this peace Treaty with Washington was a surprise - usually officials of North Korea opt for a more aggressive rhetoric. Lee soo Yong in his speech even refrained from the sharp attacks on South Korea by mentioning it only in the context of US joint exercises, which, according to his statement, put the Peninsula on the brink of war.
Lee soo Yeon speaks at the General debate in the UN 2nd consecutive year. In 2014 he became the first foreign Minister of the DPRK, who spoke from the rostrum of the UN General Assembly. Before pronouncing the speech, the Minister met with the UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon, who promised to help humanitarian assistance to the needy in North Korea and to facilitate dialogue between Pyongyang and Seoul.
The Korean war of 1950-1953 ended with the conclusion of the armistice agreement, signed up to put Lieutenant General U.S. army William Harrison - created with the filing of Washington of the command of the UN, not related to the organization, as well as North Korean General Us-Il. The representative of Seoul Choi Toxin not put your own signature, although it was at the ceremony. Since 2010, the DPRK expresses its intention to enter into negotiations with the United States to conclude a peace Treaty, but the precise steps both sides have been established.
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