May 24, 2022

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S.Korea challenges North Korea’s UN membership

Ambassador urges robust, comprehensive resolution; but no precedent of expulsion from UN

South Korea's delegation at the United Nations has questioned North Korea’s qualifications to be a member state, citing its continuous violations of UN Security Council resolutions at an open meeting this week.

Oh Joon, ambassador and permanent representative of the Republic of Korea (ROK) to the UN argued the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has violated its declaration that it will accept its duty as a UN member country.