US to raise concerns at UN over North Korea missile tests

North Korea reportedly has some 600 SCUDs, developed in the former Soviet Union and modified by Pyongyang, whose ranges are estimated to be somewhere between 300 and 700 kilometres. Photograph:( Twitter )

AFP Columbia, United States Jul 19, 2016, 03.54 AM (IST)
The United States warned on Monday it would raise concerns at the United Nations over the latest North Korean missile tests carried out in violation of Security Council resolutions.

"We strongly condemn this and North Korea's other recent missile tests, which violate UN Security Council Resolutions explicitly prohibiting North Korea`s launches using ballistic missile technology," said Commander Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman, after Pyongyang test-fired three ballistic missiles.

"We intend to raise our concerns at the UN to bolster international resolve in holding the DPRK accountable for these provocative actions."

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