The United States currently has around 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea, which North Korea has long demanded be removed as one of the conditions for giving up its nuclear and missile programmes. File photo: AP

South Korea wants US troops to stay even if there is a peace treaty with North

North Korea has long pressed the United States for a peace treaty as a way to ensure the survival of its regime, which also entailed a demand for the withdrawal of US troops in South Korea

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The United States currently has around 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea, which North Korea has long demanded be removed as one of the conditions for giving up its nuclear and missile programmes. File photo: AP
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