National Assembly votes on pending bills during last plenary session of March parliament

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South Korea's National Assembly is holding its last plenary session of the March parliamentary session,... with lawmakers voting on over 1-hundred pending bills.
Another agenda on the table today includes.... ratifying the South Korea-U.S. defense cost-sharing deal.
It calls for Seoul to contribute 9-hundred-25 million U.S. dollars this year -- to help cover the expense of stationing American troops on the peninsula.
That's up 8-point-2 percent from last year,... and it's a one year deal.
Also on the list is a resolution urging Japan to correct its school textbooks falsely claiming Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo.
Rival parties will convene a new session for April next Monday.