20 May 2017

News Story: S.Korean president says to take cautious approach to THAAD issue

South Korean President Moon Jae-in
SEOUL, May 19 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday that he will take a cautious approach to the issue on the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system.

Moon made the remarks at a meeting with floor leaders of the five major parties, including the ruling Democratic Party, the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, the centrist People's Party, the minor conservative Righteous Party and the minor liberal Justice Party, presidential spokesman Park Su-hyun told reporters.

Moon's special envoys arrived in Beijing and Washington respectively earlier this week to explain the new government's policy stance on the issues of the Korean Peninsula.

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