Monday, 23 October 2017 04:26 GMT
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Ban Ki-moon Slams North Korea for Missile Tests

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) United Nation's Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has slammed North Korea's short-range missile tests done Wednesday.



These actions impede building trust on the Korean Peninsula, he warned, and expressed concern over Pyongyang continuing with missile tests contrary to UN Security resolutions, Russian (Itar-Tass) news agency report said Thursda



UN Security Council prohibits the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to conduct any activity linked with ballistic missiles and nuclear technolog



"Such launches are contrary to building trust in the regio



The Secretary-General urges the DPRK (North Korea) to cease its ballistic missile activities and focus, together with other countries concerned, on the dialogue and diplomacy necessary to maintain regional peace and security," a statement released by the UN press office sai



DPRK on Wednesday carried out tests of two ballistic missiles in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) area. According to South Korean defence sources, the medium-range missiles of the Rodong type, launched with an interval of 10 minutes from the area of Sukchon north of Pyongyang flew about 650 kilometre



He eve of largest-ever military exercise called Foal Eagle between the United States and South Korea, saw North Korea launch Rodong missiles, the first over the last five years.


Ban Ki-moon Slams North Korea for Missile Tests