Baird Addresses North Korean Threats

April 5, 2013 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:

“In another series of dangerous actions and rhetoric, North Korea continues to threaten regional and global security. These acts serve as a reminder of why North Korea is among the most isolated regimes in the world.

“While the North Korean people starve, precious resources are used for military weapons and the country’s nuclear program. We call on the leadership in North Korea to reverse this dangerous course and start attending to the urgent needs of its people, who have continued to suffer under repressive regimes.

“The United Nations Security Council has taken strong and unequivocal actions with the virtually unanimous support of the international community, serving clear notice to the rogue regime in Pyongyang.

“Canada will continue to work with our international partners to counter North Korean aggression and support our allies in the region.”

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