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Donald Trump, Moon Jae-In agree to end limits on payload of South Korean missiles

Seoul was perviously restricted to a maximum warhead weight of 500 kilogrammes (1100 pounds) on its ballistic missiles, according to a bilateral agreement with the United States.

By: AFP | Seoul | Published: September 4, 2017 11:16 pm
Donald Trump, Moon Jae-In ,  UN Security Council, South Korea, Pyongyang, South Korea Missiles, South Korean Missiles Payload, World News, Indian Express News The two leaders in a phone call “agreed to lift the cap on missile payload of South Korea as an effective countermeasure” against Pyongyang’s test on Sunday of what it described as a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile, the presidential office said in a statement.

US President Donald Trump and South Korea’s leader Moon Jae-In agreed today to remove limits on the payload of the South’s missiles, Seoul’s presidential office said, as the UN Security Council met to discuss a response to Pyongyang’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test.

The two leaders in a phone call “agreed to lift the cap on missile payload of South Korea as an effective countermeasure” against Pyongyang’s test on Sunday of what it described as a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile, the presidential office said in a statement.

Seoul was perviously restricted to a maximum warhead weight of 500 kilogrammes (1100 pounds) on its ballistic missiles, according to a bilateral agreement with the United States.

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