North Korea threatens "physical response" against U.S. THAAD system deployment

July 11, 2016 7:00 AM

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North Korea threatens "physical response" against U.S. THAAD system deployment

SEOUL North Korea's military said on Monday it will make a "physical response" to moves by the United States and South Korea to deploy the advanced THAAD missile defence system on the Korean peninsula.

The United States and South Korea said on Friday that the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system will be used to counter North Korea's growing nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities.

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