OFFICIAL STATEMENT 005
Thermonuclear test in North Korea

​Following the statement by the Government of North Korea confirming the carrying out a thermonuclear test, and while awaiting verification of the exact nature of this test, the Government of Spain strongly condemns this action which constitutes a serious threat to international peace and security and to stability on the Korean Peninsula. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has once again violated, through this action, the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council.

06/01/2016
The Government of Spain reiterates its call to the North Korean authorities to fully comply with the resolutions of the United Nations and with its own commitments, bring an end to these tests and dismantle its nuclear arsenal in an irreversible manner that can be substantiated. Furthermore, it should be remembered that Spain exercises the presidency of the Security Council Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea established by virtue of Resolution 1718 and expresses its determination to collaborate with the international community to provide a firm response to this unacceptable violation of the aforesaid resolutions.

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