10 Feb '11, 5am

N. Korea says no need for more meetings with South

N. Korea says no need for more meetings with South

SEOUL: North Korea said on Thursday there was no need for further dialogue with South Korea, a day after military talks aimed at easing months of high tensions broke down. The North's delegation, in a statement on Pyongyang's official news agency, blamed a plot by "a handful of traitors" including the South's defence and unification ministries for the collapse of the talks. "As it has become clear that the traitors don't want improvement in North-South relations and avoid dialogue, our military and the people don't feel the need any more to continue trying to talk to them," it said. The two-day talks were the first since the North's shelling of a South Korean island on November 23, which killed four people including two civilians and sharply raised regional tensions. Seoul also accuses its neighbour of torpedoing a warship in March last year with the loss of 46 lives. The ...

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