South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha. Photo: AP

Seoul extends intelligence-sharing pact GSOMIA with Tokyo, to Washington’s relief

  • Move comes after US pressed its two allies to maintain pact, which would have expired amid sharp deterioration in ties between Japan and South Korea
  • Japan’s Shinzo Abe says South Korea made strategic choice in deciding to stick with agreement, but Seoul warns pact could ‘be terminated at any time’
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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha. Photo: AP