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    Antonio Guterres condemns the recent missile launches by North Korea that violate Security Council resolutions and undermine regional stability.

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemns the recent missile launches by North Korea that violate Security Council resolutions and undermine regional stability, UN Secretary-General Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq said in a statement.

    "The Secretary-General condemns the reported firing of ballistic missiles by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea," the release stated on Monday. "Such actions violate Security Council resolutions and seriously undermine regional peace and stability."

    Guterres renewed his call for the North Korean leadership to refrain from further provocations and fully abide by its international obligations.

    Earlier on Monday, media reported that North Korea fired four ballistic missiles, and three landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone, triggering a negative reaction from Tokyo and its allies.

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      tobi.gelando
      Guterres is the lap dog from the Usa terror state !!! By the grace of the Usa he became the Un secretary !!! He behave like a man without brains !!!!
      The Usa terror state over 50 years is provoking North Korea in to war !!!
      North Korea has now nuclear bombs and missile's to keep the Usa at bay !!!
      Bravo North Korea you keep the terror state out of your country !!!
    • JOHN CHUCKMAN
      Hearing from the Secretary-General over recent years much resembles hearing from the Pope.

      Bromides, cliches, meaningless generalities.

      That's how the US has arranged it over a number of years of plotting and threats and throwing its weight around.

      We used to hear real things from the UN sometimes, but no more.

      The US doesn't want representatives from the other 95% of humanity commenting on the way it pushes them around.
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