NATO countries called for pressure on North Korea

Страны НАТО призвали к давлению на КНДР

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The NATO summit urged to put pressure on the DPRK, including through the full implementation of existing UN sanctions, according to approved Wednesday in Brussels Declaration.

“We reiterate the full support of the Alliance in achieving the goal of complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. We welcome the recent meeting and Declaration, signed by leaders of the Republic of Korea and the DPRK, and the leaders of the USA and the DPRK”, — the document says.

At the same time it calls upon “all countries to provide strong pressure on the DPRK, including through the full implementation of existing UN sanctions”.

“We urge the DPRK to comply fully with its international obligations, eliminate its nuclear, chemical and biological warfare potential, ballistic missiles and the abandonment of all related programs,” — said in a communique.

The first ever summit of U.S. and North Korea, where he met the American President Donald trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, took place on June 12 in Singapore. Following the meeting, trump said that he had signed a “detailed” document with the DPRK, and stressed that the process of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula will begin “very quickly”. Later, the United States and North Korea agreed to establish working groups that will include checking the progress of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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