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South Korea eyes lifting of some sanctions against North Korea

2018-10-11 09:27:54       source:The Aljazeera

October 11, 2018

South Korea's foreign minister said that Seoul is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang to create more momentum for diplomacy aimed at improving relations and defusing the nuclear crisis.

Kang Kyung-wha on Wednesday told lawmakers that the government is reviewing whether to lift sanctions South Korea imposed on the North in 2010 after a deadly attack on a warship that killed 45 South Korean sailors.

"A review (of the issue) is under way" in consultation with other related government agencies, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said.

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