US S KOREA DEFENCE TALKS COLLAPSE AMID BACKLASH OVER BILL DEMAND

UNDER SOUTH KOREAN LAW, THE MILITARY COST-SHARING DEAL MUST BE APPROVED BY PARLIAMENT.

NEGOTIATORS LEFT TABLE AFTER JUST ONE HOUR AS SOUTH KOREA FACES BACKLASH OVER US DEMAND FOR MORE MONEY FOR TROOPS.

US officials have not publicly confirmed the number but Trump has previously said the US military presence in and around South Korea was "$5bn worth of protection".
Negotiators left the table after only about one hour of discussions while the talks were scheduled throughout the day, South Korean media reported, citing unnamed foreign ministry officials.

Officials from South Korea and the United States have broken off talks aimed at settling the cost of hosting the US military, South Korea's Foreign Ministry said, amid a public backlash over a US demand for a sharp increase...

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