Defence Minister Ivan Šimko said that an agreement on sending a common unit of Slovak and Czech soldiers to the Persian Gulf was to be signed by the end of this week.
Šimko said that a Slovak-only unit of chemical experts would leave for the gulf in two weeks.
Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports.
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12. Feb 2003 at 11:24