Jun Han Iraq before the end of all scheduled withdrawal from Iraq (Figure)
Data Figure: Han Jun and coalition forces in Iraq, gathering
China Daily AP: South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman said on September 19, South Korean troops will be planned at all from Iraq before the end of the year withdraw.
Earlier, South Korean media reported that, in view of the ROK-US alliance, South Korea plans to further extend the presence in Iraq Jun Han period. However, the spokesman said 19: “South Korean troops to withdraw from Iraq before the end of this year’s program will be no change.”
2007, the Korean side for consideration to strengthen ROK-US alliance will extend the period of one year in Iraq to Han Jun, the end of 2008, and plans to fully withdraw from Iraq then.
request of the Government of the United States, South Korea dispatched to Iraq in 2004, 3,600 soldiers, as in addition to the United States and Britain, sent troops to Iraq than any other country, then stationed in South Korea last year to extend the deadline. The force is now reduced to less than 600 people, and only stationed in relatively safe Kurdish areas of northern Iraq. (Fang Ying)