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Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
South Korea's so-called "May 24" Measures should no longer be viewed as a barrier to inter-Korean cooperation, a spokesperson for the country's Ministry of Unification (MOU) said on Wednesday, referring to a body of unilateral sanctions Seoul imposed against North Korea in 2010.
But the remarks, unexpectedly released by the ministry amid an ongoing lull in inter-Korean cooperation, do not constitute an official end to the ROK's unilateral sanctions regime, NK News has confirmed.