Athens condemns recent launch of ballistic missiles by N. Korea

Greece’s foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned the recent launch of ballistic missiles by North Korea, noting that these violated international legality and defied UN Security Council resolutions.

A ministry announcement said that this action increased tension in East Asia and that Greece was following developments with concern. It also urged Pjongyang to engage in substantive dialogue with the international community in support of peace and stability in the surrounding region.