NK Statements to The UN


May 9, 2012: The three cases mentioned are not cases of enforced disappearances. There is no person in my country who has been enforced or involuntarily disappeared or detained against his or her will.

January 21, 2013: The cases are not worthy of consideration. Communications related to such cases are the extensions of stereotyped heinous anti-DPRK political plots by forces hostile to the DPRK, and therefore, have nothing to do with the lofty humanitarian mission of your Working Group.

July 22, 2015: The DPRK categorically rejects all such allegations an an integral part of the anti-DPRK “human rights” rackets. These rackets are only based on false information as fabricated by the so-called “defectors from the North” in order to make money for their living by defaming, slandering, their native places and even telling sheer lies.

Complete document is available here.

Correspondence Between President Park Chung-hee & UN Secretary General U. Thant

PDF with President Park’s letter in its original Korean.

March 9, 1970: Official English translation of President Park Chung-hee‘s letter to UN Secretary General U. Thant whose reply is included below.


On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Korea, I have the honour to extend to you my warmest greetings and to reaffirm the cordial relationship that has been existing between the United Nations and the Republic of Korea. Continue reading “Correspondence Between President Park Chung-hee & UN Secretary General U. Thant”