Obama says NKorean actions 'threat to international peace'

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2009 (AFP) - US President Barack Obama said early Monday that North Korea's reported nuclear and missile tests were "a threat to international peace" and warranted "action by the international community."

"These actions, while not a surprise given its statements and actions to date, are a matter of grave concern to all nations," Obama said in a written statement.

"North Korea's attempts to develop nuclear weapons, as well as its ballistic missile program, constitute a threat to international peace and security."

He said further that "the danger posed by North Korea's threatening activities warrants action by the international community."

Source: AFP

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