Press Room

MFA’s position on the armed attack by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea against the territory of the Republic of Korea

Type: 
Press release
Date: 
11/23/10

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is deeply concerned by the armed attack launched by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea against the territory of the Republic of Korea this morning, resulting in human casualties and material damages. We are unequivocally condemning such acts and we call upon the authorities in Pyongyang to put an end without delay to the provocation actions.

At the same time, we welcome the appeal for calm and restraint addressed by the President of the Republic of Korea, HE Lee Myung-bak and we convey our condolences and heartfelt compassion to the families of victims.