strongly condemn the Thursday of the DPRK launch Intercontinental Range Missile, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reiterated my calls to pyongyang To immediately refrain from taking any further destabilizing action.
News reports said the missile was fired just hours before the start of a Japan-Korean summit in Tokyo on regional security – the first such meeting between the two countries’ leaders in 12 years.
calls for compliance
The Secretary-General also met with the DPRK, commonly known as North Korea. To fully comply with its international obligations under all relevant Security Council resolutions,
In recent weeks, senior UN officials have echoed those calls, raising concerns about escalating tensions in the region. In February, the security Council heard that DPRK to “significantly increase” missile launch activities in 2022from one briefing By Mohd Khalid KhyariUnited Nations Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific in the Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peacekeeping Departments.
Mr Khyari said ballistic missile technology was used in seventy of the launches. was featured as the launch Induction of systems with nuclear weapons rolesHe explained, adding that most of the systems tested are Capable of hitting targets on the Korean Peninsulaand able to reach parts of north america,
Mr. Khyari had also told that council that Missile launched in February Was Involved What Pyongyang called “a launching drill” Two ‘strategic nuclear’ rockets,