‘Shocked’ South Korea leader Moon orders probe into US THAAD additions

SEOUL, May 30 (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered a probe after the Defence Ministry failed to inform him that four more launchers for the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system had been brought into the country, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system battery was initially deployed in March in the southeastern region of Seongju with just two of its maximum load of six launchers to counter a growing North Korean missile threat.

Source: ‘Shocked’ South Korea leader Moon orders probe into US THAAD additions

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