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Kim's sister says N Korea could be open to talks

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  • 24th September, 2021 02:58:54 PM
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Kim's sister says N Korea could be open to talks

 

The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says they are willing to resume talks with the South if it ended its "hostile policies".

Kim Yo-jong was responding to a renewed call from the South to officially declare an end to the Korean War, reports BBC.

The conflict, which split the peninsula into two, ended in 1953 with an armistice and not a peace treaty. The two countries have technically been at war ever since, and locked in a sometimes tense relationship.

This week, South Korean president Moon Jae-in called for the two Koreas and their allies - the US which backs the South, and China which is the North's biggest economic partner - to declare a formal end to the conflict and bring peace to the peninsula.