Daily Mail: China demands an 'immediate' halt to Trump's controversial US anti-missile system set up on a South Korean golf course after Seoul said it can now defend against Kim's missiles
* Geng Shuang, China's foreign spokesman, launched attack on THAAD system
* Said Beijing will 'take necessary measures' to defend against the missile battery
* China fears the weapon's powerful radar will be used to spy on their military
* Mr Geng's comments came just hours after the battery became operational
China has demanded an 'immediate' halt to the deployment of a controversial US missile system in South Korea just hours after it became operational.
Beijing threatened to 'take necessary measures to uphold our interests' after the THAAD missile battery came online on a golf course in the county of Seongju.
Washington and Seoul believe the billion-dollar defense system is necessary to protect citizens after repeated North Korean missile tests, but China fears its powerful radar system will be used to spy on them.
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