March 11, 2017 | 18:47 (GMT+7)
Vietnam concerned about DPRK’s missile launch
Vietnam is very concerned about the launch of ballistic missiles by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on March 6, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on March 10.
Speaking in reply to reporters’ question about Vietnam’s reaction to the incident, the spokesperson said the missile launch of the DPRK violated related resolutions of the United Nations Security Council.
A ballistic missile launched during an exercise of DPRK army
“Vietnam pursues a consistent viewpoint of supporting all efforts to promote dialogue and maintain peace, stability and denuclearization in the Korean Peninsula,” Binh said.
He stressed that the maintenance of peace, stability and prosperous development in the region is the common interest and responsibility of all countries.
“Vietnam calls on countries to act in a constructive manner, thus making practical contribution to preserving peace, security and stability in the region and the world as a whole, and to strictly adhere to relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council,” the spokesperson said.