South Korean marines participate in annual drills with US forces.

US military to put 9,000 South Korean workers on leave if new funding deal not agreed

  • More than 28,000 US troops are stationed in South Korea, a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean war which ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty
  • Washington demanded up to US$5 billion a year, more than five times what Seoul agreed to pay last year under a one-year deal
Topic |   South Korea
South Korean marines participate in annual drills with US forces.
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