THAAD system in South Korea undermining the security of Russia, said China’s

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The deployment of us missile defense system THAAD in South Korea is undermining strategic security interests of China and Russia, said Deputy head of the operational management of the joint staff of the Central military Commission Zhou Shanpin. His words are contained in the statement of the Ministry of defense of the PRC.

Major-General spoke at the United Nations at the briefing by the Russian and Chinese military on the issue of the deployment of a global missile defense system the United States.

Beijing urged Washington and Seoul to «take seriously the concerns of China and other countries in the region, to abandon this erroneous solution and to bring the appropriate equipment».

In July 2016, after five months of negotiations, the U.S. and South Korea decided to deploy the THAAD system, which would, if necessary, to intercept ballistic missiles of North Korea.

THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) is designed for high-altitude natmosphere of interception of rockets of small and average range. Deployment worries China and Russia. Japan also noted that the placement of THAAD will contribute to peace and stability in the region.

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