G7 foreign ministers slam ‘reckless’ North Korean missile

The G7’s foreign ministers denounced North Korea’s “reckless behavior” on Saturday after it launched an intercontinental ballistic missile that touched down in Japan’s exclusive economic zone.

“This act is in blatant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions, and threatens regional and international peace and security,” said a G7 statement issued by Japan’s Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa after talks in Munich.

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“North Korea’s reckless behaviour demands a unified response by the international community, including further significant measures taken by the UN Security Council.”

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