China calls for “right decision” on US missile defense in Korea


President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping called for a “right decision” regarding the presence of US missile defense elements on the Korean Peninsula. This was voiced during a bilateral summit with South Korean President Moon Jae In.


The leader of China at a meeting in Beijing recalled the THAAD batteries located in the central part of South Korea. China previously stated that this system could be used to monitor its military. Moon Jae In, in turn, told Xi Jinping that the position of the Republic of Korea was “unchanged,” and that he supported the US missile defense presence on the peninsula.

It is noteworthy that Moon proposed to suspend the deployment of THAAD during his 2017 presidential campaign, but then unexpectedly changed his mind after taking office as president of the country.

The advent of THAAD on the peninsula has sparked criticism from Russia and China. Moscow also expresses increased concern over the possible deployment by the United States of medium-range missiles in Asia.

In addition, the construction of Aegis Ashore complexes in Japan is planned. The fundamental political difference from THAAD in South Korea is that Tokyo itself plans to manage its part of the missile defense system, although it will be based on American technology.
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  1. Hunter 2 24 December 2019 15: 58 New
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    Eun - well done ... does not ask for anything, once in a couple of months he shoots his UFOs ... and Everything is in Shock! belay
    Not for Us, not for China - this system is definitely not needed there.
    1. Aaron Zawi 24 December 2019 16: 05 New
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      Quote: Hunter 2
      Eun - well done ... does not ask for anything, once in a couple of months he shoots his UFOs ... and Everything is in Shock! belay
      Not for Us, not for China - this system is definitely not needed there.

      That is yes. Sometimes it seems to me that the Americans are paying him for it.
  2. Lord of the Sith 24 December 2019 16: 03 New
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    Everyone is trying to make peace in Korea, but the Yankees are crap.
    Across SEA.
    However, nothing new. Divide and rule.
    1. Jack O'Neill 24 December 2019 16: 56 New
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      Everyone is trying to make peace in Korea, but the Yankees are crap.

      That's just "measure it," or rather, "unite" wants only one Korea, that North!
      Southerners are not very enthusiastic about the idea of ​​uniting with a neighbor, which they fought against in the 50s.
    2. GibSoN 24 December 2019 20: 40 New
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      Everyone is trying to make peace in Korea, but the Yankees are crap.
      Me too, I want to make peace with Moscow! Can I somehow organize this? Well, so that at least from a distance it would be clear that there seems to be one country ...
  3. knn54 24 December 2019 16: 05 New
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    Almost half of the foreign tourists in Kazakhstan are from the PRC .. Trade with China is almost a quarter of the country's trade.
    In general, we are waiting for "interesting" events.
    PS "Planned" checks of South Korean firms are in full swing.
  4. cniza 24 December 2019 16: 07 New
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    It is noteworthy that Moon proposed to suspend the deployment of THAAD during his 2017 presidential campaign, but then unexpectedly changed his mind after taking office as president of the country.


    And then the United States gave the “right” pointer and that’s it ...
    1. Wolf 24 December 2019 16: 13 New
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      Maybe it was just a talk for choosing a president, and then comes the reality of Vasal? wink
      1. cniza 24 December 2019 16: 40 New
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        So in almost all countries where the United States is present.
    2. swzero 24 December 2019 16: 35 New
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      It’s just that the president of South Korea remembered the fate of his predecessor, who was impeached after she doubted the need to deploy an American missile defense system.
      1. cniza 24 December 2019 16: 42 New
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        And then there, in plain text, everything was laid out on shelves and it was shown what would happen to him if he decided to arbitrarily.
  5. GibSoN 24 December 2019 20: 38 New
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    The leader of China at a meeting in Beijing recalled the THAAD batteries located in the central part of South Korea. China previously stated that this system could be used to monitor its military. Moon Jae In, in turn, told Xi Jinping that the position of the Republic of Korea was “unchanged,” and that he supported the US missile defense presence on the peninsula.
    What a vile hypocrisy on the part of China! As it was, not so long ago, it was not China that was tied to the ears in the "Korean Question." Actually get out of which, to a greater extent contributed precisely to the United States and not China! Yes, and China, I could at least say thank you, to the same USA ... What a short memory people have.