South Korea—Burden-Sharing Talks With U.S. Set To Begin Next Week

Yonhap | 09/20/2019

South Korean officials say negotiations with the U.S. on sharing the costs of maintaining American forces on the peninsula will start next week, reports the Yonhap news agency (Seoul).  The initial discussions are expected to begin on Sept. 24 or Sept. 25, an anonymous source said on Friday.  State Dept. official James DeHart is expected to head the U.S. delegation. South Korea is finalizing its choice for chief negotiator, with former finance ministry official Jeong Eun...

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