August 13, 2020

South Korea could seek sanctions waivers for joint projects with the North: Kang
Comments come as Seoul seeks "independent" ways to restart North-South cooperation

The South Korean government could potentially ask for exemptions from international sanctions in order to pursue cooperation with the North, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

Speaking to reporters following a meeting with U.S. and Japanese counterparts in Silicon Valley, minister Kang Kyung-wha reiterated Seoul's plans to seek new ways to push ahead with long-stalled inter-Korean cooperation projects.