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THAAD continues to stymie parliament

4d ago
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새당, 사드 논란정리돼야+더민주, 국회특위구성 제안+국당, 사드반대 장외 필리버스터 South Korea's ruling Party says that the alliance between Seoul and Washington is crucial to thwarting North Korea's provocations. It called on the opposition blocs to stop objecting THAAD and consider why it's a necessity for national defense. Ji Myung-kil has more on Saenuri's push for the missile defense upgrade. The ruling Saenuri Party reiterated the need for THAAD and called on the opposition parties to stop resisting the deployment. "North Korea's Kim Jong-un regime vehemently objects to the THAAD deployment. That proves why THAAD is indispensable for South Korea." The floor leader said no one knows when the North's missiles might land on South Korea, and the only way to avoid that is through a strong U.S.-South Korea military alliance. The ruling party also urged the opposition to stop politicizing the deployment decision for their own gain and think about the country's national security interests. The main opposition Minjoo Party of Korea called for the formation of a special committee on the matter. "We should launch a special parliamentary committee on THAAD to discuss matter further and in depth. The prime minister should consider the THAAD issue more seriously." The deputy floor leader also said the two-day parliamentary Q and A over THAAD showed the government's incompetence in dealing with the deployment plan. Meanwhile, twenty-two lawmakers from the minor opposition People's Party held a marathon round of speeches outside their party's headquarters to express their opposition to the deployment plan. "The People's Party says that the deployment shouldn't go forward without parliamentary approval... and called on the Minjoo Party to join them in urging the government to agree. Ji Myung-kil, Arirang News." Visit ‘Arirang News’ Official Pages Facebook(NEWS): http://www.facebook.com/newsarirang Homepage: http://www.arirang.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arirangtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/arirangworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/arirangworld