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S. Korea to Send Troops to Hormuz Strait Independently to Safeguard People, Vessels

S. Korea to Send Troops to Hormuz Strait Independently to Safeguard People, Vessels

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will dispatch troops to the Strait of Hormuz by expanding operational areas of its anti-piracy unit deployed nearby to help protect its vessels passing through the strategic waterway, the defense ministry announced Tuesday. The forces, however, will not join a U.S.-led coalition, but conduct independent operations, the [...]