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Minister Dion condemns North Korean long-range missile launch

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:

“Canada strongly condemns yesterday’s long-range missile launch by North Korea using sanctioned ballistic missile technology. This launch, like North Korea’s prohibited January 6, 2016, nuclear test, constitutes a grave threat to international peace and security and to stability on the Korean Peninsula.

“Any launch by North Korea using ballistic missile technology directly violates successive United Nations Security Council Resolutions. North Korea’s actions show a blatant disregard for its international obligations, and Canada calls on North Korea to cease these disruptive and provocative actions and to return to compliance with its international obligations.

“We will continue to work closely with international and regional partners to respond appropriately to North Korea’s actions, in an effort to curb this unwarranted, irresponsible and dangerous behaviour.

“Canada strongly supports efforts underway in the UN Security Council to agree to significant measures to hold North Korea accountable for its actions.”

Source: Release

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