The United Arab Emirates is seeking to enlist 3,000 Colombian soldiers in the oil-rich Arab country’s armed forces, weekly Semana reported Sunday.
According to the weekly, 842 Colombian soldiers and retired soldiers have already joined the UAE army which is paying salaries up to ten times what the Colombian state pays the members of its armed forces.
The transfer of soldiers
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by Matthew Payne on February 10, 2012
Despite announcements in Athens and Frankfurt that Greece’s government had yielded to savage new terms from the eurozone to qualify for the bailout, it was unclear whether the complex new rescue package would be finalised at the parties’ meeting in Brussels.
“Savage new terms.” But these new terms, savage though they might be, are…
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