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FM stresses Seoul’s ‘sincerity’ in efforts to release frozen Iranian assets
FM stresses Seoul’s ‘sincerity’ in efforts to release frozen Iranian assets
Foreign affairsFeb 24, 2021
Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong told his Iranian counterpart Wednesday that South Korea is making sincere efforts to release Tehran’s assets frozen in Seoul, the foreign ministry said.  The phone call with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif came a day after Tehran claimed that it had reached an agreement with Seoul on the transfer and use of US$7 billion of its funds frozen in South Korean banks due to U.S. sanctions. South Korea later said that the two sides agreed i