US Army self-propelled howitzers during a military exercise in Pocheon, South Korea, in 2016. Photo: Reuters US Army self-propelled howitzers during a military exercise in Pocheon, South Korea, in 2016. Photo: Reuters
US Army self-propelled howitzers during a military exercise in Pocheon, South Korea, in 2016. Photo: Reuters

US, South Korea fail to agree on cost of American troops posted on peninsula

  • Washington’s chief negotiator said the US was ‘not focused’ on getting Seoul to cough up US$5 billion per year, as previously reported
  • Experts have warned that if no agreement is reached soon, it could throw the future of the US presence in South Korea into doubt

Topic |   South Korea
US Army self-propelled howitzers during a military exercise in Pocheon, South Korea, in 2016. Photo: Reuters US Army self-propelled howitzers during a military exercise in Pocheon, South Korea, in 2016. Photo: Reuters
US Army self-propelled howitzers during a military exercise in Pocheon, South Korea, in 2016. Photo: Reuters
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