Tuesday, 17. October 2017

Ri Yong Ho. Photo: UN Photo/Cia PakRi Yong Ho. Photo: UN Photo/Cia PakNew York, 23rd September 2017

Mr. President,

First of all, allow me to congratulate Your Excellency Mr. Miroslav Lajcak on your election as the President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. I look forward to successful outcome of the present session under your able guidance. Before going into the main points in my debate, I feel forced to make comments on the speech uttered four days ago by someone called the U.S. president that rendered this sacred UN arena tainted.

Pham Binh Minh. Photo: UN Photo/Cia PakPham Binh Minh. Photo: UN Photo/Cia PakNew York, September 22nd, 2017

Mr. President,

I extend my warmest congratulations to His Excellency Miroslav Lajcak on his election as President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. My special thanks shall also go to the Secretary-General and the Secretariat. Only in ten months, Mr. Guterres has already left his mark in the Organization's work for peace, development and human rights.

wftuThe imperialistic Japan continues the aggression by sharpening the intra-imperialist rivalries throughout Asia and Pacific area. The prime minister of Japan, under the pretext of the supposed North Korean threat, promotes new increase in the budget of the Japanese Ministry of Defense.

kke greeceThe Press Office of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) in its statement on the dangerous developments in the Korean Peninsular mentions that:

"The KKE expresses its intense concern about the dangerous situation in the Korean Peninsular. The developments reflect the escalation of the economic and military competition and inter-imperialist contradictions in the entire Asia and Pacific region between powerful capitalist states and business interests, at an international and regional level. It is not the result of choices of the allegedly "crazy" leaders of the USA and North Korea, as is being deliberately cultivated by the mass media in order to conceal the real causes of the confrontation.

KCNAThe Nuclear Weapons Institute of the DPRK gave the following statement in connection with the perfect success in the test of a hydrogen bomb forIntercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM):

Scientists in the nuclear field of the DPRK successfully carried out a test of H-bomb for ICBM in the northern nuclear test ground of the DPRK at 12:00 on September 3, true to the Workers' Party of Korea's plan for building a strategic nuclear force.

WFTUAbout 200,000 people were displaced by floods brought about by monsoon rains in various parts of Myanmar. Specifically from July 1 to August 10, a total of 208,450 people from 51,774 households were forced to flee their homes.

WFTUThe World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 92 million workers in the 5 continents, condemns the increasing phenomenon of imprisonments, based on the expression of people’s opinion in Thailand.

The incidents of attacks against freedom of speech is an overt violation of the rights of the people of Thailand. Those practices mainly undermine the action of the working class and aim to the subjugation and manipulation of the popular strata, minimizing the possibility of the class oriented struggles.

North KoreaGeneral Kim Rak Gyom, commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army, released the following statement on August 9:

As already clarified, the Strategic Force of the KPA is seriously examining a plan for an enveloping strike at Guam through simultaneous fire of four Hwasong-12 intermediate-range strategic ballistic rockets in order to interdict the enemy forces on major military bases on Guam and to signal a crucial warning to the US.

North KoreaThe Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Monday issued a statement over the fact that the U.S. and other hostile forces, terrified at the growth of the DPRK's state nuclear force in quality and quantity, are steeped in the most intensive sanctions, pressure and provocations against it.

The statement says:

On August 6, the U.S. framed up "sanctions resolution" 2371 at the United Nations Security Council which is geared to completely block the DPRK's economic development and improvement of the people's livelihood, branding its test-launch of ICBM as "a threat to international peace and security".

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