Brende: North Korea threatens regional stability

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.OSLO. Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Photo: Cornelius Poppe / NTB scanpix

 Norway condemns North Korea’s rocket launch, and Foreign Minister Brende (H) says the country now threatens the stability of the region.

– Norway strongly condemns  North Korea’s rocket launch on 7 February. Along with the underground nuclear test blast on January 6 this actionsthreaten  the regional stability, says Brende said in a statement Sunday.

He says North Korea’s nuclear tests clearly  violates numerous resolutions of the UN Security Council and calls  for the international community to halt the controversial weapons programs.

– The actions of North Korea makes it even harder to reach diplomatic solutions  and weakens the international  nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation regime, says Brende.

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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