November 28, 2017 / 10:40 PM / in 15 days

France's Macron condemns missile test conducted by North Korea

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron condemned on Tuesday what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile test conducted by North Korea and called for greater pressure on Pyongyang.

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron attends a news conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo

“I condemn the new ballistic irresponsible trial of North Korea. It reinforces our determination to increase the pressure on Pyongyang and our solidarity to our partners,” Macron said on Twitter.

Reporting by Matthias Blamont; Editing by Chris Reese

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