Ne­go­ti­a­tions on mil­i­tary cost-shar­ing

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

Seoul and Wash­ing­ton will hold their 10th round of ne­go­ti­a­tions next week on how to share costs for US troops sta­tioned in South Korea, the na­tion’s For­eign Min­istry said on Fri­day. The talks will last for three days from Dec 11 in Seoul to strike a deal on cost-shar­ing for the sta­tion­ing of US Forces Korea. About 28,500 US soldiers are sta­tioned in South Korea. The United States al­legedly had called for South Korea to in­crease its con­tri­bu­tion to the USFK sta­tion­ing, a move op­posed by the Asian ally.

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