The Seoul expects not to spoil relations with Russia and China.
In the Republic of Korea plans to deploy U.S. ballistic missile defence system (NMD) THAAD.
The deployment of us missile defense systems has announced during a press conference in Seoul one of the favorites in the upcoming this year’s presidential election, the Governor of the province of chungcheongnam-do Ahn Hee-Jung.
“Fully aware that the deployment of THAAD in South Korea is a sensitive issue for China and Russia. Therefore, the next government (of Kazakhstan – approx. TASS) should be given attention and work on this problem to ensure peaceful coexistence with neighbouring countries,” he said.
Russia, China and South Korea, according to Ahn Hee-Jung, should “get together and talk” on this topic. He added that the American complex ABOUT the need to Seoul for the sole purpose of self-defense.
To host an American anti-aircraft missile complex THAAD, it was decided in early July to the end which lasted from March 4, negotiations in the framework of specially created for this bilateral working group. Ground-based missile defense system designed to intercept warheads of ballistic missiles in the final stage of the middle section of the trajectory when approaching the target.
The pretext for the deployment of THAAD on the Korean Peninsula on a permanent basis, was the opposition to missile and nuclear threat from North Korea. Strongly against the implementation of such plans was made by China and Russia.
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