ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday expressed grave concern over missile launches conducted by North Korea earlier this week.

“The missile launches conducted by DPRK on 3rd August, 2016 are a matter of grave concern since they constitute violation of United Nation Security Council Resolutions,” a statement by Foreign Office said.

Pakistan has consistently maintained that all countries should comply with their international obligations and refrain from any action that is detrimental to peace and stability in the region.

“We call on all parties to work towards the establishment of nuclear weapons free Korean peninsula within the framework of the Six Party Talks,” it added.