The speakers will address current U.S. advocacy efforts with African governments to sever ties with the DPRK
PRETORIA, South Africa, January 11, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Scott, Deputy Special Representative for North Korean Policy Mark Lambert, and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Sandra Oudkirk on U.S. policy on North Korean activities in Africa.
The United States Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Robert Scott, Deputy Special Representative for North Korean Policy Mark Lambert, and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Economic Bureau Sandra Oudkirk will provide general information on the U.S. government’s foreign policy on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and their activities in Africa. The speakers will explain current diplomatic efforts to address the global threat to international security posed by the DPRK. They will also address current U.S. advocacy efforts with African governments to sever ties with the DPRK. This briefing will be on the record.
The telephonic briefing will take place on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 14:30 Johannesburg/07:30 AM EST/12:30 UTC. During the briefing, the speakers will make brief opening remarks then take questions from the field.
Speakers: Robert Scott, Mark Lambert, Sandra Oudkirk
Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 14:30 Johannesburg/07:30 EST/12:30 UTC
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