Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap
[By Byun Duk-kun]
New York, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) - South Korean President Lee Myung-bak [Yi Myo'ng-pak] clearly demonstrated his intention to take leadership in tackling various challenges facing the world as he made his debut at the United Nations Wednesday.
Lee's boldest statement came in a proposal to launch a new initiative to unify all international efforts to address water shortages and other water-related issues.
"Water is the most important resource for humanity. Unlike fossil energy, it is irreplaceable," Lee said in his first speech at the UN General Assembly.
"I wish to …