The U.S. State Department says America wants all of its allies to contribute more to shared defense,… and that means, South Korea is no exception.
Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said Thursday. that one of President Trump's campaign pledges had been to get the burden shared more fairly, and that he's been crystal clear that the allies have to pay more.
Trump tweeted Wednesday that Seoul and Washington have started negotiations on their defense cost-sharing deal. and that South Korea had agreed to pay a lot more.
However, the South Korean government denied that any official talks on the matter have started.