The US will send 1,500 troops to the middle East because of the conflict with Iran
Us President Donald Trump said that the US will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East due to the escalation of the conflict with Iran, reports Reuters. According to CNN, the US also sends patriot anti-aircraft missile systems, a reconnaissance aircraft, and the necessary forces to «contain Iranian threats» to the Middle East.
Earlier, a number of American media reported that our authorities can send their military to the Middle East in case of Iran’s attack on us forces in the region or Tehran’s acceleration of work on nuclear weapons. The New York Times wrote that acting Secretary of defense Patrick Shanahan proposed sending up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East. The interlocutors told the Associated Press about 10,000 militaries. According to Reuters, 5,000 soldiers were planned to be sent to the conflict zone.
Earlier, Trump warned Tehran from interfering in our interests. Iran will meet a «great force» if it strikes at us facilities in the Middle East, the American President said.