Russia and China Warn U.S. Over New Installation in Korea

Russia and China teamed up to issue a stern warning to the United States today.

At a joint conference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, both called on Washington to halt installation of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, system in South Korea.

THAAD is capable of shooting down short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles – all weapons that North Korea purportedly has been testing.

Despite endorsing the United Nations Security Council sanctions against North Korea on March 2, China and Russia see the U.S.’ deployment of THAAD as exceeding what is necessary to defend against any North Korean threat.

Full article: Russia and China Warn U.S. Over New Installation in Korea (Money Morning)

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