19 noiembrie 2019

Seoul, Washington Cease Talks on Hosting US Military Over Trump’s $5 Billion Demand

sputniknews.com

The second day of defense talks between the US and South Korea came to a screeching halt on Tuesday after officials were unable to see eye-to-eye on Washington’s financial demands concerning Seoul’s hosting of tens of thousands of US troops. South Korea's Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday that Washington and Seoul’s negotiations on the shared costs of hosting some 28,500 US military service members in South Korea were placed on the backburner over the US’ alleged demand for $5 billion in [...]