Israel condemns North Korean satellite launch

Israel's Foreign Ministry condemned the satellite launch by North Korea on Wednesday, calling it a "violation of several UN Security Council sanctions resolutions."

"Israel joins the international community in expressing concern of the danger that this reckless act poses to the regional stability in the Korean Peninsula and beyond," said the Foreign Ministry.

"Israel is also concerned by the proliferation of sensitive technologies from DPRK to rogue Middle East states, including Iran and Syria. such activities are unacceptable."