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dArKeR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-10-03 06:37 AM
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Seoul okays 3000 troops to be dispatched to Iraq
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South Korea confirmed yesterday that it will send thousands of troops to Iraq to help U.S. forces there.

Washington and Seoul, however, differed on the size of South Korea's troop deployment, with Seoul offering to send 3,000 soldiers while Washington requested more, said Lee Soo-hyuk, a senior Foreign Ministry official.

The two sides will continue their discussions when U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld visits Seoul in mid-November, said Lee, who led a government delegation to Washington last week to work out details of the deployment.

"After Turkey canceled its plan to dispatch troops, the U.S. earnestly wants other countries to send troops," Lee told Seoul media. "The U.S. expects much from South Korea, which is a staunch ally."

Every citizen in Asia hate Bush and Bush's Butchering. This decision was made by a few Korean men for profit and NOT for morals.
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  -Seoul okays 3000 troops to be dispatched to Iraq dArKeR  Nov-10-03 06:37 AM   #0 
  - It should be noted...  chenGOD   Nov-10-03 07:08 AM   #1 
  - how about simple and to the point....  koopie57   Nov-10-03 10:14 AM   #2 
  - Stupidy USA  lumpy   Nov-10-03 10:28 AM   #4 
  - Wait for the riots in Seoul  loudnclear   Nov-10-03 12:27 PM   #9 
  - Coalition of the Willing: Bush, Blair & now 3000 Koreans...  Dr Fate   Nov-10-03 10:21 AM   #3 
  - watch for...  LeftistGorilla   Nov-10-03 11:13 AM   #5 
  - too late...  LeftistGorilla   Nov-10-03 11:24 AM   #6 
  - Lets see if any actually get sent in the end  htuttle   Nov-10-03 11:28 AM   #7 
  - I guess kim chee will be on some of the local menus...  realFedUp   Nov-10-03 12:21 PM   #8 
  - Breaking News Flash: 37,000 American troops still in South Korea n/t  NNN0LHI   Nov-10-03 01:19 PM   #10 

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