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UNC, DPRK hold talks again over warship sinking

08-10-2010 11:17 BJT

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The U.S.-led United Nations Command (UNC) and DPRK military authorities have begun another round of colonel-level talks Tuesday over the sinking of a South Korean warship.

The talks are the fourth of its kind since the two sides held the first working-level military talks on July 15 to discuss the fatal sinking blamed on the DPRK's torpedo attack, but Pyongyang has repeatedly denied its role.

The current series of meetings precede general-level talks over the sinking, the UNC said. The two have held 16 general-level talks since 1998 as part of a trust-building measure, and the latest round was held in March 2009.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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