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South Korea deploys anti-missile system as US seeks tough N Korea sanctions

Seoul installed 4 remaining launchers of US anti-missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system

Reuters  |  Seoul/United Nations 

Protesters clashed with thousands of police at a South Korean village on Thursday as components of a controversial system to guard against North Korean missiles were deployed, while China and the United States discussed options to deal with Pyongyang. The United States wants the United Nations Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea, ban its exports of textiles and the hiring of North Korean labourers abroad, and subject leader Kim Jong Un to an asset freeze and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Pressure from ...

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First Published: Thu, September 07 2017. 10:36 IST