European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Javier Solana
on Thursday called on the Democratic People's Republic
of Korea (DPRK) to come back to the six-party talks on
the nuclear issue of the Korean Peninsula.
"The EU strongly regrets the statement on the suspension
of North Korea's participation in the six-party talks
for an indefinite period," said a written statement
issued by Solana's office.
"The EU is not a participant in the talks, but we fully
supportthem as the best instrument to deal with the
nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula," said Solana.
"Dialogue is the only way forward," said Solana, urging
the DPRK to "rethink its decision" and to "return to