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News Analysis: S.Korea to squarely face Trump's call for renegotiating bilateral FTA

2017-07-15 09:19:57       source:Xinhua News Agency

July 14, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump demanded the renegotiation on free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea, which in turn resolved to squarely face his call by preparing for the expected negotiations on the amendment or modification of the bilateral FTA.

U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer sent a letter on Wednesday to South Korean Trade Minister Joo Hyung-hwan to hold a special session of the joint committee on the South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement, which came into force in 2012.

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