Beijing sees Seoul’s THAAD missile shield as a security threat, but South Korea says it is needed to deter threats from the North. Photo: AP
Beijing sees Seoul’s THAAD missile shield as a security threat, but South Korea says it is needed to deter threats from the North. Photo: AP

China urges South Korea not to let THAAD missile shield become ‘stumbling block’ in relations

  • Foreign Minister Wang Yi says he had a ‘comprehensive exchange of views’ on the issue with his South Korean counterpart Park Jin
  • He made the remarks after Seoul said the policy on the anti-missile system would not change because of Beijing’s opposition to it

Beijing sees Seoul’s THAAD missile shield as a security threat, but South Korea says it is needed to deter threats from the North. Photo: AP
Beijing sees Seoul’s THAAD missile shield as a security threat, but South Korea says it is needed to deter threats from the North. Photo: AP
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