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South Korea to host THAAD battery

8th July 2016 - 05:35 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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In a long-anticipated move, South Korea and the US have agreed to base a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery on the Korean Peninsula.

The US Department of Defense (DoD) made an announcement to this effect on 7 July.

North Korean belligerence was given as the reason, the DoD statement ...

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