|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on China Lodging Representations with ROK and US over Start of Discussions on Deploying THAAD in ROK|
Q: The ROK has announced that the ROK and the US agreed to begin talks on deploying the THAAD system in the ROK. Has China lodged representations with the ROK and the US?
A:On February 7, Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin lodged representations with the ROK side over its annoucement of starting formal talks with the US on deploying the THAAD system in the ROK and made clear China's solemn position during an urgent appointment with ROK's Ambassador to China Kim Jang-soo. The Chinese side also made clear the relevant position to the US side through diplomatic channels.