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Poll: S. Koreans Oppose Trump’s Cost-sharing Demands, but Support Alliance

South Korean (blue headbands) and U.S. Marines take positions as amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps…

South Koreans overwhelmingly oppose U.S. President Donald Trump’s demand that Seoul pay more for the cost of the U.S. military presence, but remain broadly optimistic about the future of the U.S.-South Korea alliance, according to a new poll.

Ninety-six percent of South Koreans do not want Seoul to increase its share of the cost of the 28,000 U.S. troops stationed in South Korea, according to the survey published Wednesday by the government-funded Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU).

Around three quarters of South Koreans support maintaining the status quo, while a quarter say South Korea should pay less, the poll read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com