The new President of South Korea, moon Jae-In during the inaugural address said that it plans to reconsider the issue of placement in the country of the US missile defense system THAAD. According to ABC News, the security will be offset by the deterioration of relations with China, which has strongly criticized the actions of Seoul.
Moon Jae-In also said that to resolve the disputed issues ready to visit Washington, Beijing, Tokyo, and in special circumstances — Pyongyang.
Hosted in South Korea high-tech system designed THAAD for high altitude interception missiles with a medium range. The battery will consist of a missile defense radar TPY-2 TM, six launchers, 48 interceptors, as well as control panel and generator. The President of the United States Donald trump April 28, said that Seoul needs to pay for a system ABOUT a billion dollars.
Moon Jae-In is the representative of the liberal “Democratic party” — may 10, won the presidential election in South Korea. The national election Committee of the country reported that he had secured the support of 41.1% of the vote (13.4 million), beating its competitors by almost two times.
Even before the announcement of the official results of moon Jae-In said that “to build a new nation. Great Korea, proud of Korea. And I’m the proud President of a proud nation.”
Past President, Park Geun-Hye, was removed from office and later arrested on charges of involvement in bribery and abuse of power.