Statement by the Government of Sri Lanka on the launch of a Rocket by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

December 13, 2012 at 11:37 am

Sri Lanka is concerned at the launch of a rocket using ballistic missile technology by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, which is in violation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1874.

Recognizing the imperative need for dialogue and cooperation between the relevant stakeholders at this juncture, Sri Lanka urges the concerned parties to work in close coordination within the existing UN Security Council Resolutions, in order to ensure peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula.

Ministry of External Affairs