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MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 08/03/2014
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(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait urged North Korea to respond to international calls and cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to ultimately eliminate all weapons of mass destruction (WMD)



Lojain Bolayyan, the Diplomatic Attache at Kuwait Embassy in Austria and the Mission to the International Organizations in Vienna, made the remarks in a speech during IAEA Board of Governors' discussion on North Korea and NPT implementation status



Bolayyan urged North Korea to swiftly and fully cooperate with the IAEA and effectively implement the signed safeguards agreement, particularly with regard to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and the remaining outstanding issues, including allowing IAEA inspectors to examine the country's nuclear activities



Bolayyan added that Kuwait shares its concern with the international community about North Korea's program, especially since the last announced missile-test on February 3rd of last year, expressing Kuwait's dismay for having five years since the departure of IAEA inspectors from Korean territories



Bolayyan also expressed hope for the resumption of the six-party negotiations to reach a comprehensive peaceful agreement with North Korea



Bolayyan also mentioned the importance of having IAEA safeguard system which is being implemented in member states, noting that such system was the backbone of IAEA work, which is also the basis for the prohibition of nuclear weapons, and has the support of almost all countries in the world



Bolayyan said that Kuwait hopes North Korea would comply with the demands of the international community and UN Security Council resolutions, particularly the issue of abandoning all nuclear weapons, and return to the NPT



The Kuwaiti diplomat noted that Kuwait has full confidence in the role played by the IAEA, including its effective capabilities in facing challenges, expressing willingness to support their efforts and to strengthen their capacity to achieve the desired goals of its establishment and to ensure security and peace for the whole world



Bolayyan concluded by Kuwait appreciates the right of all countries to produce and develop the use of nuclear energy under the framework stipulated in the NPT, noting that the needs of social and economic developments obligates us to obtain such energy for coming decades

 






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