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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, FCO Minister of State, summons North Korean ambassador

Following North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile launch on 28 July, Lord Ahmad summoned DPRK ambassador to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.


Following the meeting, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon said:

I summoned the North Korean Ambassador to the Foreign Office and made clear how strongly the UK condemns the regime’s launch of a second intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday 28 July.

Once again, North Korea’s actions directly violate multiple UN Security Council resolutions and threaten international security. The UK will work with our partners and allies to tackle this threat.

I call on the regime to stop its dangerous activity, change its course and concentrate on its people’s welfare rather than illegally pursuing its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

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Published 31 July 2017