Following North Korea’s ballistic missile launch on Tuesday 2 April, an FCDO spokesperson gave a statement.

An FCDO spokesperson said:

North Korea’s ballistic missile launch on 2 April is a breach of multiple UN Security Council resolutions (UNSCRs).

Unlawful ballistic missile launches continue to destabilise the peace and security of the Korean Peninsula.

The UK strongly urges North Korea to refrain from further provocations, return to dialogue and take credible steps towards denuclearisation.

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Published 2 April 2024