USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
World
Home / World / Asia-Pacific

New Zealand urges DPRK to stop threats

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-04-01 10:39

WELLINGTON - New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to stop its threats against South Korea.

The DPRK announced on Saturday it was entering a "state of war" with South Korea and promised stern physical actions against any provocative act.

The country has threatened attacks almost daily since it was sanctioned by the United Nations for a third nuclear test on February 12.

McCully said in a statement on Sunday the latest threats are unconstructive and risk aggravating tensions.

He said the New Zealand government does not want to see further set backs to peace and stability in the region, and it's urging the DPRK to abide by its obligations under United Nations Security Council resolutions.

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US