DPRK urges South Korea to receive DPRK inspectors

09:36, May 23, 2010      

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The Democratic People's Republic Korea (DPRK) on Saturday urged South Korea to receive an inspection group to be dispatched by the National Defense Commission (NDC) of the DPRK to verify evidence related to the sinking of a South Korean warship in March, the official KCNA news agency reported.

The request was made by Kim Yong Chun, vice-chairmen of the National Defense Commission (NDC), in a notice to South Korea.

South Korea on Thursday announced the outcome of investigations over the sinking incident of the Cheonan warship made by a multinational team, which said the warship that went into waters near a tense maritime border with the DPRK in March was torpedoed by the DPRK.

The DPRK on Thursday immediately rejected Seoul's claims that it sank the warship by a submarine, and said it would dispatch inspectors to South Korea to verify Seoul's claim.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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