White House Spokesperson Jen Psaki, at her daily press conference, evaluated the two ballistic missile tests conducted by North Korea yesterday.
Noting that the work of the Ministry of Defense and Foreign Affairs continues due to the missile test in question, Psaki said, “We condemn the ballistic missile test of North Korea.” used the phrase.
Stating that North Korea’s ballistic missile tests violate many United Nations Security Council resolutions and pose a danger to the security of the region, Psaki said, “We invite North Korea to avoid further provocation and take part in a sustainable dialogue.” said.
Underlining the urgent need for dialogue and diplomacy in the region, Psaki said that offers to meet with North Korea without any preconditions are still valid.
Missionaries kidnapped in Haiti
Noting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) continues to work for the rescue of 17 missionaries, including children, who were kidnapped by gangs in Haiti at the weekend, Psaki noted that he could not provide detailed information due to the sensitivity of the incident.
Regarding the allegations that the said gang demanded a ransom of $ 17 million to release the missionaries, Psaki said, “The United States continues its policy of not bargaining with those who hold our citizens captive.” gave the answer.