North Korea - France strongly condemns ballistic missile launches (June 16, 2023)


France strongly condemns the June 15th launch of two ballistic missiles by North Korea. These launches are a flagrant violation of UN Security Council resolutions and undermine regional and international peace and security.

France assures the Republic of Korea and Japan of its full solidarity. It urges North Korea to immediately end its destabilizing actions, to comply with its obligations without delay, and to accept offers of dialogue and return to the negotiating table.
France underscores its determination to pursue the goal of North Korea’s complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization.

Together with its European and international partners, France is fully committed to ensuring the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions.