North Korea is also facing strong sanctions from the US and firm condemnation from the global community in the wake of repeated missile launches and nuclear tests.
Tensions over North Korea's weapons programme have soared in recent months with Pyongyang launching a flurry of missiles and conducting its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in defiance of multiple sets of United Nations sanctions.
The government said that North Korea should not resume the complex without permission as factories and machinery there belong to the South Korean firms. Pyongyang has historically conducted tests on noteworthy anniversaries and holidays such as a missile test on July 4 for America's Independence Day.
In addition to the missile tests, it has conducted six nuclear tests since 2006, including the most powerful one on September 3.
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The ministry said that there are no specific signs that confirm North Korea's reopening of the factory zone, though some bus movements and illuminated street lamps have been spotted. It said the USA warplanes flew with fighter jets from the South Korean air force and Japan Self-Defense Force in the first nighttime B-1 bomber exercise between the three allies.
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This photo, taken October 12, 2017, shows South Korean businessmen who ran factories at a now-shuttered joint industrial complex in the North Korean border city of Kaesong.
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Australia's recent denial of entry for North Korean soccer players is also in line with the stance, the foreign minister said, referring to her decision not to issue visas for a North Korean soccer team seeking to participate in next month's qualifying matches for the Asian Football Confederation under-19 championships, originally set to take place in the country.
Ri has previously called Trump "President Evil" and his comments are likely to fuel an escalating war of words between the USA president and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He also boasted that his nation has nearly achieved a "balance of force" with the U.S.
South Korean and United States government officials have been raising their guard against more North Korean provocations with the approach of the 72nd anniversary of the founding of North Korea's ruling party, which fell on Tuesday.
"They cut off banking to North Korea".
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To make the complex fully operational again, North Korea would also be hard pressed to replace the electricity supply that came from South Korea, according to the Kaesong business owners.