trillion in compensation for six decades of hostility.
divided in 1945 is estimated at $64.96 trillion, the official news agency said
in a report on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the start of the 1950-53
which left more than five million North Koreans dead, wounded, kidnapped or
missing, KCNA said.
2005 while property losses were estimated at $16.7 trillion, said the agency
which also listed a large number of smaller claims.
compensation for their blood, it said.
approved by the then-Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.
instigated the conflict, in which a US-led United Nations force fought for the
South and China backed the North.
the North, the news agency said, citing a state committee which assessed the
total of some two million civilians died in the North and the South along with
215 000 North Korean troops.
damages from US bombing raids.
damage North Korea had suffered from sanctions after its first nuclear test in
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