Ukraine considers «unacceptable and provocative» launch of North Korea’s ballistic missiles — foreign Ministry statement

Ukraine considers «unacceptable and provocative» launch by the Democratic people’s Republic of ballistic missiles.

This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

«In Ukraine strongly condemn and consider unacceptable and provocative actions of the Democratic people’s Republic associated with starting 7 February 2016 the so-called artificial satellite «kvanmenson — 4″, which may be a hidden test of a ballistic rocket,» — said in a statement.

The foreign Ministry stressed that, regardless of what actually was his goal, this startup made soon after the nuclear tests in early January, is a direct violation of the resolutions of the UN Security Council 1695, 1718, 1874 and 2094 and other relevant documents.

«The irresponsible actions of Pyongyang seriously worsen the security situation on the Korean Peninsula that undermines regional peace and stability,» the statement reads.

The foreign Ministry said that Ukraine as a state that voluntarily renounced its nuclear Arsenal and has earnestly fulfilled its obligations on nonproliferation of nuclear materials, technologies and their means of delivery, will continue to work closely with its partners, in particular members of the UN security Council, for appropriate response to this challenge.

«Ukraine calls on Pyongyang to refrain from further such actions and return to the implementation of the relevant UN security Council resolutions», — reads the statement of the foreign Ministry.

As reported, on 7 February, the authorities of the DPRK reported on the successful launch of the satellite, but the United States and Japan argued that actually it was about the test of a ballistic missile. After that, on the initiative of South Korea on this issue were collected an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, which condemned the rocket launch.




Ukraine considers «unacceptable and provocative» launch of North Korea’s ballistic missiles — foreign Ministry statement 08.02.2016

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