Trump implies US could withdraw troops if ‘wealthy’ South Korea doesn’t pay more | NK News
July 20, 2024
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Trump implies US could withdraw troops if ‘wealthy’ South Korea doesn’t pay more

Remarks come as Seoul and Washington expedite talks on cost-sharing for defense against North Korea ahead of US election

Former President Donald Trump implied that the U.S. could withdraw troops from “wealthy” South Korea if it doesn’t pay more to station them for defense against North Korea, reiterating long-standing grievances as Seoul and Washington expedite defense cost-sharing talks ahead of the American presidential election.

The Republican presidential candidate made the comments in an interview with Time magazine, which released the full transcript of his remarks alongside an article published on Tuesday.

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