Korea to seek exemption from Iran sanctions: report

TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (MNA) – South Korean officials have begun new efforts to exempt from Iran sanctions, and diplomatic officials will soon travel to Tehran, according to reports.

Hong Jin-Wook, the Korean Foreign Ministry’s director-general for African and Middle Eastern affairs, headed to Washington Wednesday to meet with US Treasury Department officials and seek partial sanctions exemptions regarding Iran, according to the Korean Foreign Ministry.

A source told the JoongAng Ilbo the Korean government has been trying to arrange a visit to Iran by at least a vice minister-level Foreign Ministry official.


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