Enrique Peña Nieto instructed full compliance of UN security resolutions

Mexico President declared Mr. Kim Hyong Gil, ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to Mexico, “persona non grata”, giving him 72 hours to leave the country
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07/09/2017
18:36
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According to a press release issued today by Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the country adopted measures regarding recent North Korea Nuclear Tests.

“In recent months, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) has committed flagrant violations of international law and United Nations Security Council resolutions by conducting nuclear tests and launching long-range ballistic missiles,” as stated in the release.

The UN Security Council issued resolutions prohibiting North Korea from developing nuclear weapons and any entity associated with these programs. These resolutions are binding upon all member countries, including Mexico.

President Enrique Peña Nieto issued an executive order published today in the Official Gazette of the Federation instructing all government agencies to fully comply with the UN Security Council resolutions on North Korea.

Additionally, Mexico President declared Mr. Kim Hyong Gil, ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to Mexico, “persona non grata”, giving him 72 hours to leave the country.

“Mexico reiterates its full support for the UN Security Council's work to achieve the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and to ensure the maintenance of international peace and security, and urges it to act in a united manner to resolve the current crisis in a peaceful manner,” concluded the statement.

The complete press release can be read at the following link: http://bit.ly/2xSakQI.

 

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