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N Korea Threatens to US-S Korea Over Missile Defence

  • N Korea Threatens to US-S Korea Over Missile Defence

    July 11, 2016: After the announcement made by the US and South Korea on the agreement to deploy the advanced missile defence system, North Korea has threatened of coming up with a physical response. Also, after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was imposed sanction by the US last week, Pyongyang called it an open declaration of war.

    US-South Korea to Deploy THAAD to combat North Korea Missile Threat

    July 9, 2016: The US and South Korea have decided to deploy Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), an advanced military defense system, in an area in South Korea to intercept North Korean missile. South Korea's Defense Policy Office head, Yoo Jeh-seung, said that the decision was taken as a defensive measure for protecting “alliance military forces” from “mass destruction and ballistic missile threats” of North Korea. Yoo went on to assure that the decision to deploy THAAD is not directed at any third party nation. N Korea Threatens to US-S Korea Over Missile DefenceHowever, China and Russia have objected to the current move.

    Tagged as: North Korea Missile Test, North Korea Nuclear Test