The View From Asia

Did Seoul salvage intel-sharing pact with Tokyo on US pressure?

Asia News Network writers' take on South Korea's decision to salvage a key intelligence-sharing pact with Japan and its implications. Here are excerpts.

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The Korea Herald, South Korea

South Korea's decision last week to suspend the planned termination of a military information-sharing accord with Japan has provided room for negotiations to settle a longstanding bilateral feud.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 01, 2019, with the headline 'Did Seoul salvage intel-sharing pact with Tokyo on US pressure? '. Subscribe