Peru ex­pels N. Korean am­bas­sador over nu­clear test

The Myanmar Times - - World -

THE Peru­vian govern­ment said Mon­day it has de­clared the North Korean am­bas­sador “per­sona non grata” and or­dered him to leave the coun­try within five days in re­sponse to Py­ongyang’s sixth nu­clear test ear­lier in the month.

The Peru­vian govern­ment’s move fol­lows a sim­i­lar ex­pul­sion or­der is­sued by Mex­ico last Thurs­day. Lima said in a state­ment North Korea has re­peat­edly vi­o­lated U.N. Se­cu­rity Council res­o­lu­tions and ig­nored calls from the in­ter­na­tional com­mu­nity to aban­don its nu­clear pro­gram.

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