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News: December 2010

ARAL SEA TRAGEDY SHOULD MAKE US ADOPT MEASURES TO PREVENT SIMILAR DISASTERS AND NEW SECURITY THREATS - BAN KI-MOON

Source: KAZINFORM, 4.12.2010

"Tragic destiny of the Aral Sea should make the whole global community adopt measures on prevention of similar disasters", UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said taking the floor at the OSCE Summit in Astana.

"We must strengthen our efforts for fighting with climate change. Ecological management of water and energy resources gains more and more importance in the OSCE area too", Ban Ki-moon noted.

"Aral Sea tragedy should make the whole the global community adopt measures on prevention of similar disasters in future and new threats to security", he stressed.