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Frustration in South Korea as Cost-Sharing Talks With US Drag on

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Nearly a month after the expiration of the agreement on how to split the cost of the U.S. military presence in South Korea, there is growing frustration among South Korean civilians who will soon be temporarily suspended from their jobs on U.S. bases if a deal isn’t reached.

The U.S. military this week sent furlough notices to its Korean national employees, around 9,000 of whom may be forced to take unpaid time off starting April 1, without an agreement. Some have begun looking for other work.

“Of course, everyone feels unstable and distressed,” said Son Gi-o, the national secretary general for the read more >>>

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