According to a poll by Research Plus that was commissioned by the Hankyoreh newspaper, the majority of South Koreans are either opposed to the THAAD deployment itself or feel how it is being rapidly deployed is a problem. Among those who support the THAAD deployment, close to 93 percent said that the U.S. should be the one who foots the bill. Source People’s Daily
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The European Commission, the EU’s executive, on Monday accused Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski of not understanding its role as a dispute over government pressure on Poland’s judiciary and state media intensified. Source Reuters
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