The representative of the Russian Federation in the UN security Council Safronkov



Russia vetoed a statement of the UN security Council on the missile tests in North Korea.

The attempt of the UN Security Council to adopt a statement condemning the recent missile tests of the DPRK and seriously warn the country’s leaders from further missile launches, failed due to Russia’s veto.

It is reported by DW with reference to AFP

“Wednesday evening, April 19, the Russian representative in the UN security Council voted against the proposed text of the statement, reports news Agency AFP. According to diplomats, Moscow has insisted on included in the text words which would have stressed the need to resolve the conflict with North Korea through dialogue,” – said in the message.

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It is noted that the proposed U.S . version of the text of the statement was talking only about the “extraordinary concern” members of the UN security Council because of the behavior of Pyongyang that “very destabilized” the situation in the region.

Moreover, Russia rejected the text also contained a warning that the international community will resort to the “subsequent serious measures” on North Korea. Also, the US proposal called on the leadership of North Korea not conduct any more nuclear weapons tests.