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General Assembly hails inter-Korean summit as major breakthrough
31 October - Hailing as a "major breakthrough" the historic summit meeting in Pyongyang between the leaders of the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the United Nations General Assembly today encouraged the two countries to continue to implement their recent accords.

Adopting without a vote a resolution on peace, security and reunification on the Korean peninsula, the Assembly welcomed and supported the inter-Korean summit and the joint declaration adopted by the leaders on 15 June.

The Assembly encouraged the two countries to continue to implement fully and in good faith the joint declaration and other agreements reached between the two sides, thus consolidating peace on the Korean peninsula and laying a solid foundation for peaceful reunification.

The resolution also invited Member States to support and assist the process of inter-Korean dialogue, reconciliation and reunification so that it may contribute to peace and security in the region and the world as a whole.

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