Yvette Cooper MP, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, commenting on the situation in Korea today, said:
"I completely condemn North Korea's aggression and the loss of life from this attack.
"While North Korea continues to act like an international outsider, all other countries must stand together to show its behaviour is unacceptable.
"North Korea is in clear breach of UN Security Council resolutions as it continues to test missiles and to enrich uranium.
"Rather than putting the needs of its people first and joining the international mainstream, its actions indicate it would rather face further isolation and tougher sanctions."