SEOUL - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Thursday proposed holding high-level military talks with Republic of Korea (ROK), Seoul's Ministry of National Defense said.
The DPRK's Armed Forces Minister Kim Yong-chun put forward the proposal in a telephone message earlier Thursday, ROK defense ministry official told Xinhua.
The proposed high-level meeting is aimed to discuss "pending military issues" between the two sides, Kim said in the message sent to Seoul's Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, according to the ministry.
Seoul is positively considering to hold working-level contacts with the North to prepare for the proposed high-level military talks, a ministry official said.
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