News in Brief 15 September 2017 - Geneva (AM)

UN chief condemns “yet another” DPRK missile test

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Security Council strongly condemns firing of ballistic missile by DPR Korea

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile yesterday by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), reiterating that such activities increase tension in the region and beyond.

Annan welcomes new code of conduct against spread of ballistic missiles

The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today welcomed a new global code of conduct against the spread of ballistic missiles, calling it a "positive step" towards international peace and security.

Annan notes ‘with regret’ US decision to pull out of ABM treaty

The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today noted "with regret" the decision of the United States to withdraw unilaterally from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile treaty.