Pyongyang seeks military talks with Seoul

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Added On May 22, 2016

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK, has suggested holding military talks with South Korea.
 
Pyongyang says the meeting will help, quote, "defuse military tension" on the Korean Peninsula.
 
North Korea has suggested holding military talks with South Korea. 
 
The DPRK has suggested holding military talks with South Korea. 
 
According to the official media, the National Defense Commission on Saturday proposed to its South Korean counterpart a working-level contact between the two militaries. 
 
The report says the meeting can take place at the date and place both sides deem convenient in late May or early June. 
 
Pyongyang says the talks aim to defuse military tensions, create a confidence-building atmosphere and prevent war.
 
During the congress of the ruling Workers' Party earlier this month, leader Kim Jung Un proposed talks at all levels with South Korea to remove misunderstanding and distrust.
 
But immediately after Pyongyang floated the idea of the meeting, South Korea said it will only consider engaging in dialogue if Pyongyang takes a tangible step towards denuclearization.