South Korean county of Seongju to host anti-missile defense system for protection against North Korea
- 13.07.2016, 10:30,
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A team of South Korean and U.S. military officials has selected the southeastern county of Seongju to deploy an anti-missile defense system designed to protect against North Korea's missile and nuclear threats, South Korea said on Wednesday.
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The location will allow the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery to provide protection for up to two-thirds of the South Korean population and for nuclear power plants and oil storage facilities, the South's Defence Ministry said.