South Korea wants extra defence systems USA places after raketproef North Korea

South Korea wants extra defence systems USA places after raketproef North Korea

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South Korea has decided to after the recent raketproef by North Korea more defence systems of U.s. origin on the territory.

South Korea wants four additional anti-missile systems of the type THAAD stationing in the country.

The measures follow a new raketproef that Friday by North Korea was carried out. The regime in Pyongyang was a langeafstandraket launched. It was going to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), that the whole of the mainland of the United States would be able to achieve.

According to the South Korean news agency Yonhap was the rocket fired from the Jangang province in the north of the country. Japanese authorities are reporting that the rocket about 45 minutes in the air.

North Korea also spoke of a positive test.


Neighboring countries like Japan and South Korea are very worried about the continued rakettests of North Korea. Especially South Korea is taking with the installation of the missile defences still further security measures.

China is again concerned about this, South Korea announced measure. China considers the announcement of the additional missile systems as a provocation and says that the South Korean plan is the “complex situation” in the region will not improve. China called on the removal of the THAAD systems to South Korea.

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