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N. Korea warns of war, repeats US talks offer

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A top North Korean envoy said Friday that US hostility could lead to war at any time, but reaffirmed a government offer of talks with Washington that could include the nuclear weapons issue. 

Sin Son Ho, North Korea's Ambassador to the United Nations, speaks at a press conference on June 21, 2013 at UN headquarters. The top North Korean envoy said Friday that US hostility could "lead to war any time" but he repeated an offer of talks that he said could include discussion of nuclear weapons.

At a rare but typically combative news conference, the isolated state's UN ambassador Sin Son-Ho accused the United States of driving up tensions and appealed for an end to UN and US sanctions against Pyongyang.

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