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Statement by the Government of Sri Lanka regarding the nuclear test conducted by the Democratic Peopleโ€™s Republic of Korea

 The Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka condemns the nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 9th September 2016. Sri Lanka notes with concern that this is the second such test to be carried out by the DPRK this year.                     

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.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs


14th September 2016

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