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Regime Renews Call for Treaty With U.S.

July 25, 2001|From Times Wire Reports

Nearing the anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War in 1953, North Korea renewed its long-standing demand that the United States sign a peace treaty with it and withdraw its troops from South Korea.

The United States fought alongside South Korea during the three-year conflict. North Korea is demanding that the armistice be replaced with a treaty to be signed by it and the United States, excluding South Korea.

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