North Korea alleges Seoul plot amid push for nuclear talks
Pyongyang accused Seoul yesterday of plotting to topple its regime, souring relations again as a top Chinese official visited North Korea in a new drive to bring it back to nuclear disarmament talks.
In another blow for inter-Korean ties the two sides failed to agree on restarting a tourism project.
Wang Jiarui, head of the Chinese Communist Party's international department, met senior communist party official Choe Thae-Bok to reaffirm the two countries' friendship and exchange views "on other issues of common concern", Xinhua news agency said.
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