European Union calls North Korean missile launch as serious threat to peace and security

The European Union lashed North Korea for posing a serious threat to international peace and security after Pyongyong on Friday carried out another missile launch.

Published: 29th July 2017 12:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2017 12:10 AM   |  A+A-

The launch 'is in outright violation of  international obligations as set out in several UN Security Council resolutions'

im Jong Un, second from right, inspects the preparation of the launch of a Hwasong-14 ICBM (File | AP)

By AFP

BRUSSELS: The European Union lashed North Korea for posing "a serious threat to international peace and security" after Pyongyong on Friday carried out another missile launch.

The launch "is in outright violation of (North Korea's) international obligations as set out in several UN Security Council resolutions," the EU's foreign service said, urging Pyongyang "to refrain from any further provocative action that could increase regional and global tensions".

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