Current Affairs

Government condemns North Korea missile test

Kathmandu, 17 September – Government of Nepal has deplored the missile test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 15 September 2017.


A press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday states that North Korea’s missile test is in violation of UN Security Council resolutions, including the latest ones.

“It is regretted that DPRK has for some time carried out nuclear tests and launched missiles despite repeated calls of the UN Security Council and the international community”, the statement reads.

Nepal has reiterated her consistent policy of general and complete disarmament of all weapons of mass destruction and asserted that she stands against such tests and launches.

“Nepal wishes to see peace and stability on the Korean peninsula,” the statement further reads.