The president doubled-down on the comment Wednesday by saying the maximum pressure campaign will continue until North Korea fully denuclearizes.
Members of Liberty Korea Party's committee on national security said any suggestion to repeal the National Security Act would make way for a North Korea infiltration, local news service Newsis reported Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, October 9, said that planning for his next summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is advanced and that "three or four locations" have been short-listed.
Pompeo was reportedly promised a meeting with Kim in July, but no such meeting took place.
North Korea is very interested in reaching some sort of agreement on denuclearization so that it can grow economically with the benefit of the foreign investment closed to it now, Trump said.
During the summit in June, Kim was seen in a Mercedes-Maybach Pullman Guard armoured limousine flanked by security running alongside on foot.
South Koreans are deeply divided along ideological lines and many people still harbor deep anger over North Korea's 1950 attack that started the Korean War, killing and injuring millions.
Seoul's potential removal of unilateral sanctions would be a largely symbolic move as it's virtually impossible for South Korea to resume joint economic projects with North Korea under US-led global sanctions, which have been strengthened considerably since 2016 as the North accelerated its nuclear and missile tests.
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Trump said this week the United States had "made incredible progress" in dealing with North Korea, saying: "You've got no rockets flying".
Kang said Wednesday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had expressed displeasure about the Koreas' military agreement.
Despite the current mood of detente and negotiation between the Koreas, the removal of sanctions will be a hard decision for Seoul's government. North and South Korea sent a united team of athletes to compete in some sports at the Asian Games in August, after staging basketball matches in July between Team Peace and Team Prosperity, each mixing both countries' players.
But the removal of such sanctions wouldn't be enough to get the tours back on, said Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Dongguk University and a policy adviser to Moon.
While Washington holds a veto on the UN Security Council - meaning it can prevent motions to alter global sanctions - it has no power over Seoul's policies, which include a range of bilateral sanctions against North Korea.
When it comes to foreign basketball superstars who have visited North Korea, one player used to tower above all others: 6-foot-7, five-time NBA champion Dennis Rodman.
He also said that there could "eventually" be a meeting on United States soil. "I think that North Korea is ready to open up, renounce nuclear weapons and build a new country", he said.
The closure of the factory park had deprived Kaesong residents of what had been a steady supply of water and electricity. "This has nothing to do with restarting the Kaesong factory park".
It also provides for a reduction of weaponry and guards at the border and the defining of sections of the Demilitarised Zone.