South Korea is to send its seventh batch of troops to the UAE this month as part of a military cooperation.

One hundred and fifty soldiers will be deployed in Al Ain, taking over from troops that were deployed in early July, the South Korean embassy in Abu Dhabi confirmed on Thursday.

During a farewell ceremony at a training centre in Gwangju, south of Seoul, on Monday, the South Korean army chief, Kwon Oh-sung, called for “utmost efforts” among the new soldiers, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. […]