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Esper raises concerns over S. Korea’s decision to end intel-sharing pact with Japan

Esper raises concerns over S. Korea’s decision to end intel-sharing pact with Japan

Seoul: U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper voiced concerns Friday over South Korea’s decision to terminate the intelligence-sharing pact with Japan when he spoke by phone with Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo, a ministry official said. “Our minister explained to Esper detailed backgrounds that caused South Korea to make such a decision, including Japan’s insincere responses […]

U.S. wants to begin defense cost-sharing talks with South Korea as early as possible: official

U.S. wants to begin defense cost-sharing talks with South Korea as early as possible: official

  Seoul: The United States wants to launch a new round of negotiations with South Korea about sharing the cost for the upkeep of American troops here as early as possible, a foreign ministry official said. Timothy Betts, the top U.S. negotiator for defense cost-sharing talks, on Tuesday proposed a specific date when he held […]

Bahrain first Arab country to join Gulf maritime coalition

Bahrain first Arab country to join Gulf maritime coalition

  Manama: Bahrain, host to the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet, has become the first Arab and Gulf country to announce officially that it would join a U.S.-led maritime coalition “to ensure freedom of navigation in the Gulf.” King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Sunday confirmed during a meeting with visiting General Kenneth F. McKenzie, […]

South Korean, U.S. diplomats to meet in Seoul ahead of negotiations on defense cost

South Korean, U.S. diplomats to meet in Seoul ahead of negotiations on defense cost

  Seoul: South Korean and U.S. diplomats will hold talks in Seoul this week over the allies’ envisioned negotiations on the sharing of the cost for the upkeep of American troops here, a diplomatic source said Sunday. Chang Won-sam at Seoul’s foreign ministry and his U.S. counterpart, Timothy Betts, plan to meet Tuesday. They were […]

Mongolia, U.S. agree to enhance defense cooperation

Mongolia, U.S. agree to enhance defense cooperation

  Ulaanbaatar: United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Mongolia’s Minister of Defense Nyamaagiin Enkhbold have discussed the participation of Mongolia in peacekeeping operations and defense cooperation between Mongolia and the U.S., the official state agency has said. The Mongolian side noted that the US is a country of top priority in terms of […]

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