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Biden's Asia policy

US and South Korea scrap bilateral missile guidelines

Decades-old accord had limited Seoul's development of ballistic program

Hyunmoo-2 and Hyunmoo-3 ballistic missiles are displayed at a 2017 event commemorating Korea Armed Forces Day in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- U.S. restrictions on South Korea's ability to develop missiles have been lifted under an agreement reached by the leaders of the two countries.

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