The United States began deploying anti-missile defense system is a sophisticated Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) to South Korea and include them in joint war games with South Korea.
This was done in anticipation of North Korea provocations that have been tested four ballistic missile on Tuesday (07/03/2017).
The test four ballistic missile was reported by North Korea state media. Leader Kim Jong Un even supervise directly the missile launch on Monday (06/03/2017) yesterday.
As reported by Reuters, the deployment of THAAD missile defense system linked to Washington’s increasing threat due to their military training along with South Korea.
US military steps to deploy THAAD missile defense system that is likely to exacerbate the climate of tension South Korea and China are considered to destabilize regional security.
As reported, four ballistic missile landed in the sea off Japan Sea. South Korea and Japan, promised retaliation.
US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been discussing the missile launch.
“Japan and the US insists that North Korea’s latest missile launches clearly provoke UN resolutions and the regional and international community,” Abe told reporters.