NZ Condemns North Korea Missile Launch
Minister of Foreign
12 December 2012 Media
NZ Condemns North Korea
Affairs Minister Murray McCully today condemned North
Korea’s launch of a satellite using long-range ballistic
“Once again North Korea has
blatantly defied United Nations Security Council resolutions
and ignored international appeals not to proceed with the
launch. This action can only aggravate tensions on the
Korean peninsula and set back efforts to build peace and
stability in the region,” Mr McCully says.
Zealand urges North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and
missile programmes, focus its resources on improving the
lives of its people, and engage constructively with the
In April this year,
North Korea’s failed attempt to launch a satellite with a
long-range missile was met with widespread condemnation,
including from New Zealand.
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