Official Kiev has condemned the launch of missiles by North Korea. This is stated in comments on the website of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
«Ukraine strongly condemns the launch, the DPRK Intercontinental ballistic missile, which this time posed a serious threat to Japan. It became a challenge to all States of the region and regional stability, as completely contrary to the peaceful and diplomatic ways of resolving security problems on the Korean Peninsula. The continuation by Pyongyang of launches is a deliberate and systematic violation of international law and a number of relevant UN security Council resolutions on the North Korean missile program,» – said the foreign Ministry of Ukraine.
The Ministry added that Ukraine joins the countries that condemned the «dangerous activities of Pyongyang».
«Ukraine calls on the DPRK to immediately stop provocation and to start a dialogue with the international community. Otherwise, the sanctions of the Security Council (of the United Nations. – «GORDON») should be amended and strengthened,» – said in comments.
In July, North Korea conducted multiple launches of ballistic missiles. In the United States noted that some of them are able to fly to Alaska.
On 5 August members of the UN Security Council approved a resolution suggesting the introduction of additional sanctions against the DPRK. According to estimates of the American party, which proposed the resolution, full compliance with the limitations will allow a $1 billion cut in the annual monetary income of Pyongyang, which currently stands at about $3 billion.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN has repeatedly stated that the country will increase its nuclear strike capability to attack American targets.
August 8 edition of the Washington Post reported that U.S. intelligence has information about the readiness of Pyongyang to equip its Intercontinental ballistic missiles are nuclear warheads.
The US President Donald trump said that North Korea should not threaten the United States. «They will face our fire and our rage and unprecedented might,» he warned.
In response, the DPRK threatened US missile strike on the island of GUAM.
August 28 from the vicinity of Sunan international airport in Pyongyang, the DPRK military launched a ballistic missile that flew over Japan and fell into the Pacific ocean. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the DPRK’s actions – «an unprecedented threat to the nation.»
The UN Security Council will hold on the 29th of August an emergency meeting about the new missile tests by North Korea.
The US President Donald trump, commenting on the rocket launch by the DPRK on August 28, said that the world had a «last post of the DPRK» and it was «clear». He added that Washington considers «all options» action against North Korea.
The foreign Ministry of Ukraine said that if the DPRK does not cease provocations, the UN security Council sanctions against it must be complemented and reinforced 29.08.2017