US military may lay off South Korean workers at bases after funding deal expires

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The US military will put nearly 9,000 South Korean workers on unpaid leave from April in the absence of an agreement on the sharing of costs of maintaining 28,500 US troops in South Korea, it has told the government.The allies are at odds over how much of the cost South Korea should shoulder to accommodate US Forces Korea (USFK), a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean war that ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty.Negotiations have made little progress even after the previous deal, the Special…
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