US detainee in N Korea reads apology

Eighty-five-year-old said he was sorry for alleged crimes during Korean war and for 'hostile acts' during his trip.

    North Korean state media has said an elderly US tourist, held there for over a month, has apologised for alleged crimes during the Korean War.

    Eighty-five-year-old Merrill Newman also said he was sorry for what have been described as 'hostile acts' during a recent trip to the country.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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