North Korea has denied sinking a South Korean warship near their disputed maritime border last month."As South Korea can't identify the cause of the accident, they are using the media to attribute it to us," said a statement carried by state media.
It is the first official comment by Pyongyang on the incident, in which more than 40 sailors were killed.
South Korean media has has pinned the blame on the North, but official statements have been more circumspect. Read more.