November 29, 2023

Moon Jae-in ‘strongly condemns’ North Korean leader for breaking ICBM moratorium

South Korean president criticizes ‘grave threat’ posed by DPRK’s launch of long-range ballistic missile

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un broke his self-imposed moratorium on long-range missile testing on Thursday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said, “strongly condemning” the DPRK’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Moon called out Kim by name in a statement Thursday and accused him of carrying out actions that pose a “grave threat” to the Korean Peninsula and international community, criticizing Pyongyang for breaching U.N. Security Council resolutions.