Other nations could be emboldened by North Korea: Bishop

Combination image of Julie Bishop and Kim Jong-un Source: AAP

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop fears a failure to stop North Korea's ambitions could embolden other nations to act illegally.

If the world fails to stop North Korea's nuclear program other countries might feel emboldened to pursue such weapons, Julie Bishop fears.

The foreign minister is warning against an increase in the proliferation of nuclear weapons if the rogue regime isn't diplomatically and economically isolated.

"A failure to enforce the resolutions and check North Korea's ambitions could embolden other nations to act illegally in pursuit of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction," she writes in Fairfax Media on Wednesday.

Source AAP

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