S Korea’s Park gets personal in US missile system row

August 3, 2016 3:39 AM

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SEOUL - President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday evoked memories of her parents’ assassination as she hit back at opposition to the planned deployment of an advanced US anti-missile system in South Korea.

The defence ministry announced last month that the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system, or THAAD, will be installed in Seongju - a rural county about 200 kilometres (135 miles) southeast of Seoul - by the end of next year.

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