Thursday, 23 November, 2017

United Nations chief condemns N Korean's missile launch

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Sammy Stanley | 17 September, 2017, 07:41

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday called on the worldwide community to unite against North Korea's "provocative acts" and urged the country to change its current course of action, China's Xinhua news agency reported. "This includes the regime of North Korea, which has once again shown its utter contempt for its neighbors and the entire world community".

"We must make North Korea understand that if it continues down this road, it will not have a bright future", Abe said.

"In the context of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the Heads of State strongly condemned the provocative actions of North Korea, which grossly violated the requirements of the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council", the Kremlin said in a statement.

The tougher sanctions included restrictions against its trade in oil and petroleum products.

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Meanwhile, the Congress is planning a nationwide agitation against the increase on central excise duty on petrol and diesel. Somebody who has a vehicle , bike etc is not starving. "That person is certainly not starving".

The test "has demonstrated yet again the DPRK's blatant disregard of the grave concerns of the global community", the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement on Friday (Sept 15), referring to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, North Korea's official name.

The prime minister is set to attend the UN General Assembly's general debate in NY next week, where he is expected to raise the issue among other related matters. The missile flew about 3,700 kilometers reaching an altitude of 770 kilometers.

China fought alongside North Korea during the 1950-53 Korean War, in which Chinese leader Mao Zedong lost his eldest son, and Beijing has always been Pyongyang's chief ally and primary trade partner.

North Korea confirmed on Saturday that it conducted another medium-range ballistic missile drill Friday under the personal guidance of its top leader Kim Jong Un. Some other wordings may also be used, but all the words have already been said many times. The services have since resumed. U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres condemned North Korea's missile launch over Japan on Friday and said he would discuss the situation at the United Nations General Assembly's gathering next week.

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