Kyiv calls on Pyongyang to stop 'rocket' provocations

Kyiv calls on Pyongyang to stop 'rocket' provocations

488
Ukrinform
Ukraine strongly condemns the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile by North Korea and believes that UN Security Council sanctions should be expanded and strengthened if provocations continue, according to a statement released by the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

"Ukraine resolutely condemns the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile by the DPRK. This time it posed a serious threat to Japan. The launch represents yet another serious challenge to all nations in the region and to regional stability, as it brazenly defies diplomatic efforts to find a peaceful solution to the security challenges on the Korean Peninsula," reads the statement.

The ministry said that continued missile launches by Pyongyang were a deliberate and systematic attack on international law and relevant UN Security Council resolutions concerning the North Korean missile program. 

"Ukraine aligns itself with all states that have condemned this dangerous act of Pyongyang and calls upon the DPRK leadership to stop their provocations immediately and restart dialog with the international community. Otherwise, the UN Security Council sanctions should be expanded and strengthened," reads the statement.

op


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the internet that are open to search systems, hyperlinks to ukrinform.ua not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. Citing and using materials in ofline-media, mobile apps, SmartTV are allowed only with receipt of a written permission from "ukrinform.ua". Materials marked Advertising are published based on the advertising rights.

© 2015-2018 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica
Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-