The American missile defense system, THAAD to South Korea shall be immediately deactivated. This was stated by foreign Ministry spokesman China Geng Shuang, his words reports The South China Morning Post.
“We oppose the placement of the complexes THAAD in South Korea and call on all parties concerned to immediately stop it. We will definitely take necessary measures to ensure our interests,” — said the diplomat.
Earlier on 2 may, the DPRK authorities called the flights of American bombers in the joint exercises with Seoul provocation and impetus for nuclear war. At the same time, the U.S. government reported that the THAAD system is ready to intercept North Korean ballistic missiles.
April 28, foreign Minister Wang Yi has warned the world against the use of military force against North Korea and called on Pyongyang to abandon nuclear weapons.
On the same day about the possibility of a serious conflict with the DPRK, said the President of the United States Donald trump. “We would have solved all through diplomacy, but it is extremely difficult,” — said the American leader. According to him, Chinese President XI Jinping is doing everything possible to resolve the Korean crisis, however, “it is possible that it is simply unreal”.