Pakistan concerned over North Korea’s ballistic missile launch

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A man watches a TV broadcasting still photographs released by North Korea's state-run television KRT of North Korea's Hwasong-14 missile at a railway station in Seoul
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday expressed its concern over DPRK’s launch of ballistic missile on July 28, and termed it a contravention of the UN Security Council resolutions and undermining peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula as well as North East Asia.

A Foreign Office statement said, Pakistan continue to urge the DPRK to comply with its obligations under the UN Security Council resolutions and to refrain from actions that could lead to escalation of tensions in the region and beyond.

It said Pakistan underscores the importance of maintaining peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

“We call on all relevant parties to pursue the path of dialogue and diplomacy to reduce tensions and work towards achieving a comprehensive solution”, it added. – SAMAA

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Story first published: 31st July 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews

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