South Korean Navy – Cabinet backs plan to send SKorea warship against Somali pirates

AFPCabinet backs plan to send SKorea warship against Somali pirates

Seoul’s cabinet on Tuesday approved a plan to send a warship and 310 troops to combat piracy off Somalia where several South Korean ships have been seized, officials said. The dispatch of a destroyer, which must be approved by parliament next month, would mark the first-ever overseas combat deployment by the country’s navy.