North Korea says suggestion to declare end of the Korean war is premature -KCNA

FILE PHOTO: A North Korean flag flutters on top of a tower at the propaganda village of Gijungdong in North Korea, in this picture taken near the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said South Korea's suggestion to declare the termination of the Korean war is premature as there is no guarantee it would lead to the withdrawal of the "hostile policy" toward Pyongyang, North Korea state media KCNA reported on Friday, citing its Vice Foreign Minister Ri Thae Song.

(Reporting by Sangmi Cha; Editing by Chris Reese)

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