Trump preparing withdrawal from South Korea trade deal, a move opposed by top aides – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 30: President Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in enter the White House Rose Garden in Washington on June 30. (Calla Kessler/The Washington Post) President Trump has instructed advisers to prepare a withdrawal from the United States’ free-trade agreement with South Korea, several people close to the process said, a move that would stoke economic tensions with the U.S. ally at a time both countries confront a crisis over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. While it is still possible Trump could decide to stay in the agreement in order to renegotiate its terms, the...

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