South Korea’s push to strengthen defences could trigger reaction from North and Japan, say Chinese observers

//South Korea’s push to strengthen defences could trigger reaction from North and Japan, say Chinese observers

South Korea’s push to strengthen defences could trigger reaction from North and Japan, say Chinese observers

South Korea’s push to develop its defensive capabilities saw it successfully test a submarine-launched ballistic missile last weekend, but some Chinese analysts have warned it risks a new arms race in east Asia.Sunday’s launch from an underwater barge makes it the eighth country in the world to have mastered such a strategic capability, according to Yonhap television news, and it was one of many weapons Seoul has been developing amid a largely unnoticed arms race with North Korea.In April,…

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