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USTR to request first-ever KORUS joint committee special session to amend agreement

July 3, 2017 at 7:29 PM
Following President Trump's promise to renegotiate the U.S.-Korea free trade agreement “right now,” an administration official told Inside U.S. Trade the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will formally request that both countries' joint committee convene in a so-called “special session” to consider potential amendments to the deal – a provision that sources said has never been used before, and one that runs counter to South Korea's conviction that KORUS has been a “mutually beneficial” agreement. The administration official...

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