Press release

North Korea ballistic missile tests: FCDO statement

A Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office spokesperson responds to the ballistic missile launches carried out by North Korea on 12 May.

A Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office spokesperson said:

North Korea’s ballistic missile launches on 12 May are a breach of UN Security Council resolutions. North Korea’s repeated testing of ballistic missile technology poses a threat to our regional partners and global security.

The UK will continue to call out all violations of UNSCRs. North Korea must return to dialogue and take credible steps towards denuclearisation in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner.

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Published 13 May 2022