Sept 15 (NIA) – The Sri Lankan government, on Thursday, condemned the recent nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and called upon them to abide by its international obligations.
“Sri Lanka notes with concern that this is the second such test to be carried out by the DPRK this year,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
“Sri Lanka calls upon the DPRK to abide by its international obligations and refrain from any action which would compromise peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula.”
Pyongyang said on Friday that it successfully carried out an explosion test of nuclear warhead that can be mounted on ballistic missiles.
Several countries have condemned the latest nuclear test by North Korea.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye denounced North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, describing it as “reckless and fanatic” adherence.