New York

29 August 2017

​Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

The Secretary-General condemns the latest launch of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in violation of Security Council resolutions. The launch undermines regional security and stability and efforts to create space for dialogue.
The Secretary-General calls on the Government of the DPRK to fully comply with its international obligations and work towards reopening communication channels.
The Secretary-General remains in close contact with all parties concerned.
Eri Kaneko, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General