June 1, 2017 / 7:39 AM / 4 months ago

China calls for THAAD to be removed from South Korea

FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency/Handout via Reuters/File Photo

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reiterated on Thursday its call for the U.S. THAAD missile defence system to be removed from South Korea.

Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the remark at a regular press briefing.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard, Writing by Michael Martina

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