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Seoul to send destroyer to Strait of Hormuz

South Korea will dispatch a destroyer to patrol the Strait of Hormuz, it was announced on Tuesday, though in an independent capacity, without officially joining the US-led naval coalition in the region. Seoul will extend the operational reach of its Cheonghae Unit, currently engaged in anti-piracy operations off Somalia, to the strait, the Ministry of […]