These actions contravene international law and principles of disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation. In addition, they exacerbate tensions on the Korean Peninsula and put at risk the stability of the region.
Monday, May 25, 2009
It didn't occur to me last night that the North Korean nuclear test would require any special action from Mexico, but, of course, Calderón successfully landed a spot for his nation on the Security Council. (Which, in all honesty, doesn't necessarily change the calculus vis-a-vis the absence of any required action, but that's a story for another day.) Here's the statement of outrage-ishness from the Foreign Ministry: