BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in the Republic of Korea (ROK) has affected China-ROK trade, a spokesman with China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.
The deployment "seriously harms China's strategic security interests," spokesman Gao Feng said at a press conference.
"[China] hopes the ROK side respects China's major interests and legitimate concerns and properly deals with the issues in question," Gao said.
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Story Quote: "and properly deals with the issues in question"
PacificSentinel: They are properly dealing with the issues in question, by installing THAAD no mater what China thinks, wants, does, or says! What some people completely forget is that money (trade) is secondary to security.