世界中的亚洲

纽约--在成为联合国秘书长之前,我一直是一名亚洲外交官。在我担任韩国外长的时候,我和我的政府极力主张与朝鲜缓和关系。当世界上的某些人要求制裁以及惩罚性行动的时候,韩国则推动对话。

对话不仅要求发言,也要求倾听。这意味着坚持原则,但是同时也努力理解另一方,而无论那一方有时看起来有多么的没有理性和不妥协。

这还是我在联合国的风格。我相信外交和接触的力量。我把对话置于辩论或者宣言之上。最主要的,我寻求有所结果。

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