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G7 condemns North Korea’s missile launches, calls for denuclearization of DPRK

G7 foreign ministers condemn DPRK’s missile launches, call for Pyongyang’s complete rejection of nuclear weapons

KARUIZAWA /Japan/, April 18. /TASS/. G7 states condemn North Korea’s ballistic missile launches and call for total denuclearization of DPRK, G7 foreign ministers said in the joint statement adopted Tuesday.

"We strongly condemn North Korea’s unprecedented number of unlawful ballistic missile launches, including the April 13 launch of what North Korea claimed as a solid-fuel Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. Each of these launches violated multiple United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs)," the document reads. "We reiterate our unwavering commitment to the goal of North Korea’s complete, verifiable, and irreversible abandonment of its nuclear weapons and existing nuclear programs, and any other weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and ballistic missile programs.".