Trump: ‘We may terminate’ U.S.-South Korea trade agreement

April 28, 2017

President Trump threatened to terminate the U.S. trade agreement with South Korea in an interview Thursday night, declaring that the five-year-old accord with a key ally was “a horrible deal” that has left America “destroyed.” During an Oval Office interview about trade policy in North America, Trump served notice that he is looking to disrupt an important partnership in the tumultuous Asia-Pacific region as well.

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Topics: BILATERAL INTEGRATION

Agreements: KOREA-UNITED STATES (KORUS)

Regions: UNITED STATES SOUTH KOREA

Authors: THE WASHINGTON POST

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