September 25, 2012

S. Korea Extends Deployment of Troops in Afghanistan

China Daily | Xinhua | SEOUL - South Korea's Cabinet on Tuesday endorsed a plan to extend the deployment of some of its troops tasked with protecting aid workers in strife-torn Afghanistan.

The one-year extension will allow some 70 troops to remain in Parwan province by December 2013 to protect 150 reconstruction workers there, while the remaining troops of the 350-member Oshino unit will end their mission by the end of the year...(READ MORE)

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