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S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test

S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test

Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier reiterated his stance during the talks with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in saying that sanctions against North Korea are pointless and that Pyongyang should be involved in dialogue. Abe is due to meet Putin separately later today.

French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on the global community to put more pressure on North Korea to bring the country back to the negotiating table, in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test.

But North Korea firing a ballistic missile thousands of miles across the globe could have disastrous consequences if not executed properly. "Do you think they'll give it up now?"

"Therefore, the government reached a decision that it could no longer delay the temporary deployment of THAAD to prevent war on the Korean Peninsula and protect the lives and safety of its people", he added. He added that North Korea was a grave and immediate threat.

Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the USA military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defense system it installed in a southern town to better cope with North Korean threats.

Seoul also warned that North Korea may launch a new missile as soon as this weekend. The yen strengthened on Lee's remarks.

According to a representative of Liberty Korea Party, President Moon Jae-in's emphasis on "tentative" nature of the deployment of US THAAD makes it seem as if it could be stopped at any moment.

THAAD system arrives in Seongju on September 7. Beijing says the system's powerful radars will be able to monitor flights and missile launches deep inside northeastern China.

Bloomberg's Isabel Reynolds reports on the latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

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The deployment "would not solve security concerns" and would "seriously undermine the strategic balance of the region", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said. Launchers and other components were brought to Seongju, about 300kms south of Seoul, amid heavy protests from the locals and environmental activists.

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Moon's predecessor, Park Geun-hye, an ousted president, pushed for a trilateral logistics project involving the Koreas and Russian Federation, but it was suspended after Seoul imposed unilateral sanctions a year ago following the North's fourth nuclear test and long-range rocket launch.

The US detecting an unannounced missile heading towards the mainland from North Korea could cause a nuclear retaliation that would leave Pyongyang little more than a pile of dust, so Pyongyang would likely try to aim the missile elsewhere.

There were 2.3 million fewer Chinese tourists in the five months through July from the same period previous year.

Putin said Pyongyang would not end its nuclear and missile programs because it viewed them as its only means of self-defense. It's different from conventional defense missiles, which seek to get close to a target and self-detonate to damage or deflect the threat.

The U.S.is circulating a draft resolution at the United Nations that would bar crude oil shipments to North Korea, ban the nation's exports of textiles and prohibit employment of its guest workers by other countries, according to a diplomat at the world body.

China is a veto-wielding permanent member of the U.N. Security Council, as well as North Korea's main trading partner and source of food and fuel aid.


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