He also said it was "ridiculous" that the United States first slapped Russian Federation with sanctions carried in the same bill that penalised North Korea, and "then asked us to help impose sanctions on North Korea".
North Korea on Sunday triggered global alarm with by far its most powerful atomic test to date, claiming it was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted onto a long-range missile.
A THAAD battery normally consists of six launchers, but only two have been operational so far at the site in rural Seongju.
Many residents have expressed concerns that THAAD - which is created to shoot down short- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles - will cause environmental and health problems for locals, due to its emission of electromagnetic waves.
In Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang expressed grave concerns over the planned additional installation as he urged South Korea and the U.S.to withdraw the THAAD system.
"China demands that the United States and South Korea respect the security interests and concerns of China and other regional countries, with an immediate stop to the deployment process and removal of the equipment", he said.
Speaking after a meeting Wednesday with the president of close USA ally, South Korea, Putin urged support for a Russian-Chinese roadmap that seeks a North Korean nuclear freeze in exchange for the US and South Korea curbing military drills.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as "provocative".
The leaders of Russian Federation and South Korea have condemned North Korea over its latest nuclear test, but still appear far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions against Pyongyang.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, who will meet Mr Putin in Vladivostok on Thursday, said before his departure from Japan: "We must make North Korea understand there is no bright future for the country if it pursues the current path".
They agreed that it is important for the USA to deploy high-profile assets, such as bombers and aircraft carriers, more often to Korea, according to Song's office.
"We call on all interested parties to take a closer look at this initiative which, in our view, offers a realistic way to reduce tensions and gradually approach a settlement", Putin said on Wednesday.
Last month, Whitson posted a photo of herself on Twitter , "soaking up some sunset time" in the space station's observation deck. Whitson spent 288 days on the space station during her flight, with Fischer and Yurchikhin spending 136 days on their mission.
He has led a team of two helicopters that have conducted search-and-rescue missions, supply drops and general support. The Guard's 1-76th Wing deployed 14 para-rescuers and combat rescue officers from the 2-12th Rescue Squadron.
A South Korean player had won each of the past five LPGA tournaments, dating back to Park Sung-hyun's victory at the U.S. Henderson, edged out Lewis by four strokes for the championship and a $195,000 share of the winnings.
After derailment of train in Uttar Pradesh, Mr Prabhu had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and offered to resign. There were no changes in the portfolios of the big three - Arun Jaitley , Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh .
Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc in Texas along the Gulf Coast, causing oil refineries to pre-emptively shut down production. Locally, prices across the Greater Toronto Area may hit between $1.329 and $1.339 per litre on September 2.
The Jets are in the midst of a massive rebuilding project that has seen them cut tens of millions of dollars off their payroll. With the addition of Pro Bowler Sheldon Richardson , the Seattle Seahawks will have an imposing defensive line.
So far this season, Upton has accounted for 28 home runs and 94 RBI while sporting a.379 wOBA, his highest since the 2011 season. Detroit Tigers fans have seen one of the team's best performers depart in a trade.
Tour de France champion Chris Froome maintained his lead after coming across seconds later with his other title rivals. The point keeps France on top, one point ahead of Sweden, which earlier beat Belarus 4-0 in Borisov.
Anitha is believed to have gone for MBBS counselling despite having a poor NEET of 86/700 and did not get a seat. The Congress also found itself in a corner since Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former Finance Minister P.
It is believed that the youngster "preferred a move to Liverpool to play in the Champions League", according to Sky Sports . Thomas Lemar turned down a deadline-day move to Arsenal in favour of staying at Monaco , Arsene Wenger has admitted.
US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Resigns
Yellen's predecessor, Ben Bernanke, served two terms from 2006-2014, spanning both the Bush and Obama presidencies. His resignation creates yet another opening for Trump to fill at a critical time for the Fed.
Life Without Su'a Cravens on Redskins
One person who played with Cravens in the past and considers him a friend said he was not surprised when he heard the news Sunday. The Washington Redskins reportedly had to talk Su'a Cravens out of retiring this weekend, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter .
Prince William and Kate expecting third child
Together with Prince Harry, William and Kate have taken a leading role in marking the 20th anniversary of Diana's death. It was always thought that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge would go on to have three children.
N Korea could nuke US, Europe 'within months'
The U.S. territory of Guam is home to key military bases and strategic long-range bombers that North Korea finds threatening. On Tuesday, North Korea provoked worldwide alarm after it fired a mid-range missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido.
Seoul: N. Korea believed to have conducted 6th nuclear test
The explosion came about one month after Pyongyang successfully fired an intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time. The US has about 28,000 troops stationed in South Korea and is obliged by treaty to defend it in the event of war.
Patriots Trade Jacoby Brissett To Colts For Phillip Dorsett
They also are exceptionally deep at receiver, especially since undrafted rookie Austin Carr impressed in camp and the preseason. The Colts motivation is obviously spearheaded by the slower than expected recovery of their franchise quarterback Andrew Luck .
US, South Korea speak after North's nuclear test
Both praised the South Korean-U.S. coordination in response to North Korean missile threats in recent days, Gesecki said. The top security adviser did not elaborate, but the move comes amid a growing call here for nuclear rearmament.
New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU
BYU senior defensive back Micah Hannemann was ejected in the third quarter for targeting after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Guice. On the next play from scrimmage, LSU cornerback Andraez Williams intercepted BYU's Tanner Mangum pass at the LSU 35-yard line.
Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday morning
Similarly, based on performance, five ministers of state with independent charge are likely to be elevated to cabinet rank. This means Modi can add nine more ministers for now while replacing as many existing ministers with new ones as he likes.