Seoul said it was ready to hold talks with Pyongyang, the purpose of which is the cessation of «all hostile actions that cause military tension» on the border between the two countries, reports the BBC.
Pyongyang has not yet responded to the offer of dialogue.
If South Korea proposed the talks take place, they will be the first of 2015, the high-level talks between Seoul and Pyongyang.
Recall that countries are formally at war, but the President of South Korea, moon Jae said after his election in may this year that he intends to pursue dialogue with North Korea and to pressure Pyongyang to combat nuclear program and arms race.
4th of July TV, the DPRK announced the successful test of an Intercontinental ballistic missile «And 14», which, according to some estimates, could reach U.S. shores. While the North Korean and South Korean military acknowledged that the new missile flew only 930 km.