S. Korea to push for quick deployment of long-range ballistic missiles: official

Yonhap News Agency

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SEOUL, Jan. 7 (Yonhap) — South Korea will speed up the development of longer-range missiles capable of striking all of North Korea and deploy them as early as possible, an official on the presidential transition team said Monday.

In October last year, South Korea announced a new missile agreement with the U.S. that allows Seoul to extend the range of its ballistic missiles from 300 kilometers to 800 ㎞, a distance long enough to reach the northern tip of North Korea.

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