Standstill Agreement Korea Japan

The United States has asked South Korea and Japan to consider signing a “status quo agreement” on an escalation of the trade dispute in order to buy time to negotiate, Washington reported On July 30 (local time), Reuters reported. WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The United States is concerned that trade and diplomatic tensions between South Korea and Japan will escalate and urge both sides to consider a “status quo agreement” to allow more time for talks, a U.S. administration official said on Thursday. Suga, however, denied reports that the United States had asked Japan and South Korea to consider signing a time-purchase agreement. Meanwhile, members of Japanese and South Korean parliamentary groups met in Tokyo on Wednesday to discuss ways to deal with escalating tensions. The meeting took place at the request of an association of South Korean legislators that promotes relations with Japan under the leadership of Kang Chang-il. “I can tell you that this could complicate the development of an agreement with North Korea, as both Japan and South Korea would play a key role in a possible agreement with North Korea on the denuclearization of North Korea,” the official said. WASHINGTON, July 30 (Yonhap) — The United States has asked South Korea and Japan to consider signing a “status quo agreement” to allow time to negotiate a growing trade dispute between Seoul and Tokyo, Reuters reported Tuesday. “We could consider abolishing the agreement depending on the situation,” South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa said on July 30. The proposed status quo would not resolve any of the differences between the two countries, but would prevent further measures for a period of time to allow for discussions, the official said. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has asked South Korea and Japan to consider signing a “status quo agreement” on a serious diplomatic dispute to give countries time to negotiate, a senior U.S.

official told reporters on Tuesday. Washington insists that a “status quo agreement” be reached to allow more time for talks The duration of the proposed agreement has not been set, the official said. The United States is closely following the dispute, particularly before a deadline of August 24, when the two countries re-commit to an annual information-sharing agreement. The status quo agreement required both sides to refrain from taking further steps to allow negotiations for a period of time, it was quoted as saying that the duration of such an agreement had not been fixed.

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