North Korea launched long-range missiles, with parts of the Russian Federation. Ban Ki-moon urged Pyongyang to cease provocations

The UN chief ban Ki-moon condemned the launch by North Korea of ballistic rocket with a satellite and urged Pyongyang to stop provocative actions and fulfill its international obligations.

This was reported on the official website of the United Nations.

«The Secretary-General once again urges the DPRK to stop provocative actions and fulfill its international obligations», — said in a statement.

The statement also expressed deep condemnation of actions of Pyongyang, which on 6 February, despite the unanimous opposition of the international community, launched long-range missiles for the purpose of injection into orbit of an artificial satellite.

The Secretary-General emphasizes that this step constitutes a violation of the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council.

As noted, ban Ki-moon reiterated its willingness to cooperate with all parties to defuse tensions and to achieve a verifiable nuclear disarmament of the Korean Peninsula.

North Korea launched long-range missiles from the test site Soha in the North-West of the country.

According to reports, the launch was made at 09:31 local time (02:31 Kiev).

Exploration of South Korea claims that the basis of a ballistic missile launched by the DPRK in the night of Sunday, are technology and elements from Russia, reports Yonhap, citing the MP who attended a closed briefing of the security forces.

Note, on 2 February the representative of the International Maritime organization reported that Pyongyang has advised that it plans to launch a satellite in the period between 8 and 25 February between 7am and midday North Korean time.

The U.S. government has warned North Korea of tougher sanctions in the UN if Pyongyang will not abandon the planned launch of the satellite.




North Korea launched long-range missiles, with parts of the Russian Federation. Ban Ki-moon urged Pyongyang to cease provocations 07.02.2016

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