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SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE REGARDING KOREA, DECEMBER 1-31 issue Peoples Voice, 2010

SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE REGARDING KOREA, DECEMBER 1-31 issue Peoples Voice, 2010

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Portion of June 22, 2009 resolution of the Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Canada

The Communist Party of Canada warns that Resolution 1874, adopted by the United Nations Security Council on June 12, (2009), will not contribute to advancing the cause of peace and disarmament in the Korean peninsula. By continuing to focus blame on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for tensions in this region, Resolution 1874 increases rather than reduces the danger of military confrontation.

However, it is wrong to claim that Resolution 1874 allows open aggression against the DPRK, a falsehood which is being spread by imperialist forces and the right-wing media as part of a wider campaign to soften up public opinion for military action against North Korea.

The resolution condemns the nuclear test conducted on May 25 by the DPRK, and imposes new sanctions. However, as…