New York

15 May 2017

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the launch of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

The Secretary-General condemns the launch of another ballistic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). 

This action is in violation of Security Council resolutions and a threat to peace and security in the region. The Secretary-General calls on the DPRK to ensure full compliance with its international obligations and return to the path of denuclearization.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

New York, 15 May 2017