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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson condemns North Korea nuclear test

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has condemned the reported nuclear test carried out by North Korea


Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said:

“These reports are of grave concern. The United Kingdom strongly condemns North Korea for conducting a further nuclear test, which is a flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions and a threat to regional peace and stability. Together with the Australian Foreign Minister I have spoken this morning to the Japanese Foreign Minister, and the UK will be consulting other international partners on a robust response.”

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Published 9 September 2016