In Support of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization: India at the UN

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New Delhi: After North Korea launched an intercontinental-range ballistic missile in the Baltic Sea, India on Friday reiterated its support for denuclearization towards peace and security on the Korean peninsula, saying it was in everyone’s collective interest.

Reiterate continued support for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Speaking to the UN Security Council, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ruchira Kamboj said: “We also reiterate our continued support for denuclearization for peace and security on the Korean Peninsula, which is our collective interest. We will continue to support dialogue and diplomacy as a means of resolving issues on the Korean peninsula.”

Earlier Thursday, it was reported that Pyongyang had launched an unidentified ballistic missile into the Sea of ​​Japan. According to media reports, the missile is said to be a medium or long-range missile.

Missile launches are a serious violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions

India’s envoy to the United Nations called the missile launches a serious violation of Security Council resolutions and said such practices affect peace and security in the region and beyond when discussing DPRK-related resolutions. She also noted that India is demanding full implementation of UN Security Council resolutions regarding North Korea as the provocations are unjustifiable.

The Ambassador also took a look at Pakistan’s record of nuclear proliferation, citing it as a cause for concern and reiterating the importance of addressing the proliferation of DPRK-related nuclear and missile technologies in the region.

“These launches are in violation of Security Council resolutions related to the DPRK. They are affecting peace and security in the region and beyond. India calls for full implementation of relevant UN Security Council resolutions regarding North Korea,” Kamboj said during the address.





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