29 May 2017

News Story: DPRK urges South Korea to cancel THAAD deployment

PYONGYANG, May 28 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has urged South Korea to cancel the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system by the United States, official media said Sunday.

The Korean Central News Agency quoted a spokesman for the National Peace Committee of Korea as saying on Saturday that people from all walks of life in South Korea are increasingly demanding the cancellation of THAAD deployment.

"To deploy THAAD or to withdraw it would serve as a cornerstone discerning the acts of sycophancy toward outsiders from the stand of prioritizing the nation, and there should be no compromise here," said the committee.

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