During the next 2 years, the United States held direct talks with the D.
President Kim Dae-jung enunciated a new policy of engagement with the D.
In the September 19, 2005 Joint Statement issued at the end of the fourth round of Six-Party Talks, the United States and the D.
In the February 13, 2007 Initial Actions agreement, the United States agreed to begin the process of removing the designation of the D.
A UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) in May 1993 urged the D.
In January 1995, as called for in the 1994 Agreed Framework, the United States and D.
In March 1999, after several rounds of negotiations, the United States and D.
delegation confronted North Korea with the assessment that the D.
North Korea initially opposed such a process, maintaining that the nuclear dispute was purely a bilateral matter between the United States and the D.
A fifth round of talks began in November 2005, but ended inconclusively as the D.
The October 3 Second-Phase Actions agreement provided that the United States begin the process of "removing the designation of the D.
The Committee reaffirmed that the ban was consistent with the objectives of Resolution 1718 and was neither intended to restrict the supply of ordinary goods to the wider population of the country nor to have a negative humanitarian impact on the D.
Kumgang in July 2008, however, following the shooting death of a South Korean tourist at the resort by a D.
On June 26, 2008, the President announced the termination of the application of the Trading with the Enemy Act with respect to the D.