February 19, 2020

Seoul to open Kaesong liaison office without requesting sanctions exemption: MOFA
South Korean government dismisses reported disagreements with U.S. as "minor issue"
The South Korean government will push ahead will plans to open an inter-Korean liaison office at the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) this month, the country's foreign ministry said on Thursday, judging it “unnecessary” to request a formal exemption from international sanctions.Ministry spokesperson Noh Kyu-duk reiterated Seoul’s stance that the opening of the joint liaison office, set