May 20, 2024

Seoul reviewing possibility of lifting “May 24” sanctions on North Korea: Kang

But foreign minister later stresses no changes planned in the near future

Update at 1645 KST: This article has been amended to reflect a later clarification by the foreign minister.

South Korean government ministries are continuing to review the possibility of lifting the country's so-called "May 24" sanctions against North Korea, ROK foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha said on Wednesday.

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