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Presidential Chief of Staff says talks on troop deployment to Strait of Hormuz making progress
Updated: 2020-01-17 13:31:49 KST
Meanwhile, presidential chief of staff Noh Young-min says there's been progress at the top office in considering a potential troop deployment to the Strait of Hormuz.
Speaking on local radio on Thursday, Noh said the presidential office hasn't made a decision on the matter yet but is reviewing ways to protect its nationals and assets there.
On the same day, the National Security Council also discussed security conditions in the Middle East and ways to protect South Koreans and assets in the region.
Reporter : ashin@arirang.co.kr