The Japan News by The Yomiuri Shimbun

Kishida: N. Korea’s missile tests violate U.N. resolution­s

- The Yomiuri Shimbun

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday condemned the recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea.

During his visit to Kirishima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Kishida told reporters that the missile launches were a “clear violation of U.N. Security Council resolution­s and were absolutely unacceptab­le.”

North Korea’s state-run

Korean Central News Agency said Monday that the launches were drills of its military’s tactical nuclear operations units.

Kishida also said, “We will work with the internatio­nal community through frameworks such as Japan and South Korea; Japan, the United States and South Korea; and the G7, toward the complete denucleari­zation of North Korea in accordance with Security Council resolution­s.” (Oct. 12)

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