September 21, 2020

Lotte accepts THAAD land deal with South Korean government

Issue now in hands of Seoul and Washington, deployment process to be expedited: expert

The deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea came one step closer to reality on Monday afternoon, with the Lotte Group agreeing to a deal with the ROK government to provide a golf course for the deployment.

The agreement between the government and one of South Korea's largest conglomerates comes after five months of discussions.