May 22, 2022

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South Korea, U.S. reviewing ballistic missile guidelines

Pentagon says it's favorably inclined to do "anything" to improve South Korea's defense capabilities

South Korea and the U.S. are considering altering missile guidelines that limit South Korea's development of new weaponry, a Pentagon spokesperson said on Monday.

The current guidelines cap the range and payloads of South Korea's missile systems, in line with several agreements between Washington and Seoul.