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S. Korea's FM visits Ahk unit in UAE on behalf of President Moon
Updated: 2022-01-18 09:18:22 KST
South Korea's Foreign Minister on Monday visited the "Ahk" unit in the UAE to encourage troops on behalf of the President .
"Ahk" means: "brother" in Arabic.
Since 2011, South Korean forces have been on a mission to train local service members and to protect Korean nationals.
Chung Eui-yong gave them gifts watches and Korean traditional biscuits from the president, who couldn't attend due to other schedules.
He said the troops are a symbol of a strong military that is trusted by the people.
Chung emphasized their hard work contributed to developing the special strategic partnership between the two sides.
Reporter : kimmj@arirang.com