Japan-South Korea rift
South Korea scraps intelligence sharing pact with Japan
Pompeo 'disappointed' while Abe stresses continued cooperation with US
South Korea's move comes on the back on a trade dispute between the two neighbors.
SEOUL -- South Korea decided to end an intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, escalating a spat that has morphed from historical grievances into a trade dispute.
The decision was made at a National Security Council meeting on Thursday hosted by the presidential Blue House. On Friday, Seoul officially notified Japan. The agreement will expire on Nov. 22.
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