Comment by the Information and Press Department on the situation on the Korean Peninsula

Thursday, 09 March 2017 08:33

We are following closely developments on the Korean Peninsula, where the situation has become even tenser following North Korea’s latest missile launch on March 6, and the start of large-scale joint exercises by US and South Korean armed forces, modelling offensive operations against North Korea.

In this situation, we call on all parties concerned to show restraint and reflect seriously on the negative consequences that further escalation of tensions would have for the region’s security and stability.

As before, we believe that the way out of this situation lies in greater efforts to seek comprehensive political and diplomatic solutions to the issues on the Korean Peninsula.

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