Washington/Seoul — US national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea, two key allies of Washington that are embroiled in a trade dispute.

A National Security Council spokesperson said on Twitter that Bolton planned to “continue conversations with critical allies and friends”.

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