Myeongdong Shopping Street, Mar 7, 2017 : Local street food on Myeongdong shopping street which is famous shopping mecca for tourists from China, Japan and other countries in Seoul, South Korea. China ordered last week their travel agencies to stop selling group tours to South Korea after South Korean defence ministry completed a deal with Lotte Group to deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery of the U.S. Army on a Lotte golf course in Seongju, about 260 km southeast of Seoul. The U.S. and South Korea had agreed to station the anti-missile battery with a high-powered radar to counter missile threats from North Korea but China opposed the deployment as they asserted the United States will spy on Chinese military with THAAD. South Korean duty-free shops, hotels and travel agencies will be hit by the travel restrictions of China, local media reported. (Photo by Lee Jae-Won/AFLO) (SOUTH KOREA)

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China's reprisal against THAAD
Myeongdong Shopping Street, Mar 7, 2017 : Local street food on Myeongdong shopping street which is famous shopping mecca for tourists from China, Japan and other countries in Seoul, South Korea. China ordered last week their travel agencies to stop selling group tours to South Korea after South Korean defence ministry completed a deal with Lotte Group to deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery of the U.S. Army on a Lotte golf course in Seongju, about 260 km southeast of Seoul. The U.S. and South Korea had agreed to station the anti-missile battery with a high-powered radar to counter missile threats from North Korea but China opposed the deployment as they asserted the United States will spy on Chinese military with THAAD. South Korean duty-free shops, hotels and travel agencies will be hit by the travel restrictions of China, local media reported. (Photo by Lee Jae-Won/AFLO) (SOUTH KOREA)

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