Lee Soo-hyuck was named as Seoul’s ambassador to Washington in early August. Photo: Felix Wong

Seoul fears US is delaying envoy’s approval in retaliation for scrapping of security pact, sources say

  • South Korea has waited two months for US government approval of its appointed ambassador to Washington
  • Seoul’s exit from the General Security of Military Information Agreement is seen as hurting US-South Korea-Japan alliance while boosting China’s regional clout
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Lee Soo-hyuck was named as Seoul’s ambassador to Washington in early August. Photo: Felix Wong
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