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Published:November 29th, 2017 18:59 EST

UN Condemns Latest Ballistic Missile Launch by North Korea

By SOP newswire3

United Nations Secretary-General Guterres strongly condemns the launch of yet another ballistic missile by the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea his Spokesman has said.

"This is a clear violation of Security Council resolutions and shows complete disregard for the united view of the international community," said UN Spokesman St├ęphane Dujarric in a statement issued overnight, following the DPRK`s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday, which according to news reports landed in the Sea of Japan.

northkorea"The Secretary-General urges the DPRK to desist from taking any further destabilising steps. The Secretary-General reaffirms his commitment to working with all parties to reduce tensions," Mr. Dujarric said.

Meanwhile, the Security Council is scheduled to hold an emergency meeting later today to discuss responses to the latest DPRK`s missile launch.

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