South Korea resumed talks with the United States on the supply of U.S. anti-missile system THAAD. On Monday, July 31, according to Yonhap.
“The decision to deploy six launchers for THAAD will be made after consultations South Korea and the USA”, — quotes Agency the words of the representative of the Ministry of defense of South Korea, moon sang-Kyung. He noted that, in particular, will discuss the timing of deliveries of missile defense.
The President of South Korea, moon Jae In decided to resume negotiations with the Americans after the 28 July has information about the launch by Pyongyang of ballistic missiles “And 14”.
In early may during the inauguration of the South Korean leader said that it plans to reconsider the issue of placement in the country of the US missile defense system THAAD. He substantiated the need to clarify the economic consequences of the deployment of what was perceived as a concession to China.
The agreement on the deployment of THAAD in South Korea was reached in July 2016 amid increased activity missile program in the DPRK. It is assumed that high-tech missile will shoot down threatening Seoul’s ballistic missiles. Full system deployment is scheduled for late 2017.
On 28 April, the US President Donald trump said that South Korea has to pay for THAAD billion dollars. In Seoul in turn, said that the missile defense system must pay the United States, because Washington has the burden of installation and operation of the system.