The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:
The Secretary‑General strongly condemns the launch of yet another ballistic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. This is a clear violation of Security Council resolutions and shows complete disregard for the united view of the international community.
The Secretary‑General urges the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to desist from taking any further destabilizing steps. The Secretary‑General reaffirms his commitment to working with all parties to reduce tensions.