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Seoul Postpones Military Pact With Japan

June 29 2012

South Korea

South Korea has put off Friday's planned signing of an intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, reports the Washington Post.

The agreement would have authorized the exchange of classified information on mutual concerns -- particularly China's military and North Korea's weapons program.

An hour before the signing was to take place, South Korean officials notified Japan's Foreign Ministry that they were postponing the deal, a Japanese government spokesman said.


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