21 July 2017

News Story: N. Korea remains silent about S. Korea's dialogue offer

SEOUL, July 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday it's still waiting for North Korea's response to its recent proposal for military talks on easing border tension.

On Monday, the ministry suggested a bilateral meeting be held on Friday at the truce village of Panmunjom in what would be the first inter-Korean military talks in nearly three years.

"There is no response from North Korea yet in connection with the offer of South-North military talks," the ministry said in a statement issued at around 5:30 p.m.

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