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08 February 2016, 19:04

Belarus criticizes North Korea for violating international law

The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MINSK, 8 February (BelTA) – Actions taken by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to launch a carrier rocket violate a number of international law norms and resolutions of the UN Security Council, BelTA learned from the statement released by the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in view of North Korea's launch of the carrier rocket on 7 February.

The statement reads: “Belarus is convinced that genuine and lasting peace as well as stability on the regional scale and the international one can be achieved only through a mutual constructive dialogue.”

According to the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, bearing this in mind it is necessary to avoid any actions that escalate tensions in the Korean peninsula, pose a threat to peace, regional and international security.

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