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CHENNAI (PTI): Two Korean naval warships arrived at Chennai on Wednesday as part of a 'goodwill visit.'

As part of celebrating the 70th anniversary of Korean Independence and founding of the Republic of Korea Navy, RoK Cruise Training Task Group had embarked on a 132 day voyage from August 26, a Defence release said.

The group was scheduled to visit 15 countries, including India.

"As part of the goodwill visit, Republic of Korea Naval Ships ROKS Kang Gam Chan and ROKS Daecheong arrived at Chennai Port on Wednesday. The visit is expected to bolster navy-to-navy cooperation and is an indicator of the importance given by the Republic of Korea to India," it said.

The visit will include courtesy calls, receptions, ship tours, professional exchanges and sport fixtures between the naval personnel of Korea and India, it said, adding the ships will leave the port on Friday, September 18.

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