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UN Chief Met Briefly With North Korean President in South Korea: UN

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met briefly with North Korea's ceremonial leader Kim Yong Nam while attending the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics.

Reuters

Updated:February 9, 2018, 11:36 PM IST
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UN Chief Met Briefly With North Korean President in South Korea: UN
South Korean President Moon Jae-in toasts with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam at the Winter Olympic reception in Pyeongchang, South Korea February 9, 2018. (Image: Yonhap via REUTERS)
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United Nations: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met briefly with North Korea's ceremonial leader Kim Yong Nam while attending the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in South Korea, a UN spokesman said on Friday.

"He did have a brief exchange with President Kim in which he once more reiterated ... that his expectation and hope is that all parties will use dialogue to achieve a peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula," UN spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters.

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| Edited by: Tarun Bhardwaj
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