Ban will not visit North Korea next week: UN
| Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 13:41
United Nations: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will not visit North Korea next week, a UN spokesman has said.
"The secretary-general will not travel to North Korea next week," Xinhua quoted the spokesman as saying in an emailed message on Tuesday.
"He will be in New York most of next week and then travel to Malta for the Commonwealth Summit," he said.
"From there, he will directly go to Paris to attend CoP 21," also known as the 2015 Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the spokesman said.
CoP 21 opens at Le Bourget, north Paris, on November 30. More than 40,000 representatives from 195 countries will participate.