New York, September 19: It was expected that North Korea issue would be one of the main topic of discussion during this UN General assembly held in New York. Japan, an all-weather friend of India faced two terror threats in one fortnight is concerned much. On this issue, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that North Korea's proliferation linkages must be explored and those involved must be held accountable.
On the sidelines of UN General Assembly meeting, EAM had a Ministerial Trilateral with US Secretary of State Tillerson and Japanese FM Kono. The Ministers emphasized the need for ensuring freedom of navigation, respect for international law and peaceful resolution of disputes.