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DPRK to dispatch inspectors to verify S Korean claim over warship sinking: Yonhap

05-20-2010 10:22 BJT

SEOUL, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The National Defense Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Thursday it will dispatch inspectors to South Korea to verify Seoul's claim that its warship was torpedoed in March by a DPRK submarine, South Korea's Yonhap news agency quoted a DPRK radio report as saying.

In a statement, the commission, which DPRK leader Kim Jong Il chairs, called the conclusion by an international investigation team of civilian and military experts a "fabrication."

The commission also warned of stern measures including an "all-out war" if further sanctions were imposed on the DPRK, said the report.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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