The UN Secretary General condemned the ballistic test, North Korea

António Guterres

UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, condemned the DPRK’s testing of ballistic missiles carried out the day before. On Monday, may 15, reported on the organization’s website.

“This action is a violation of security Council resolutions and poses a threat to peace and security in the region”, — reads the statement of the official representative of the UN Secretary General Stefan Dujarric.

He added that Guterres calls on North Korea to enforce international obligations and to return to the path of denuclearization.

Pyongyang conducted the test on Sunday morning, may 14. The flight of the missile, medium and long range, running from the province’s-Do lasted for half an hour, she had covered a distance of about 700 kilometers and fell into the sea of Japan, between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. The DPRK stated that the purpose of the tests was to test the delivery capability of this missile “of large, heavy nuclear warheads”.