South Korea Says No Change on North Korean Sanctions

Kang Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea. Credit: Chatham House

(From Reuters)

South Korea never considered lifting sanctions against North Korea imposed over the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship, the country’s Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said on Thursday.

South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said on Wednesday that the sanctions, imposed against Pyongyang following a torpedo attack on a corvette that killed 46 South Korean sailors in 2010, were under review.

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