The top diplomats of South Korea, the United States and Japan “strongly” condemned North Korea’s recent space rocket launch for its “destabilizing” effect in a trilateral call on November 24, the State Department said, Report informs referring to Yonhap.

South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa held the conversation over Tuesday’s launch, which the North claimed put a reconnaissance satellite into orbit.

The three countries see the North’s launch as a violation of multiple UN Security Council resolutions banning any test using ballistic missile technology.

“The secretary and the foreign ministers strongly condemned the launch for its destabilizing effect on the region,” Matthew Miller, the department’s spokesperson, said in a readout.