Trump will send 1,500 troops to Middle East
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Trump will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

Orient Net
Date: 2019-05-24 19:22
US President Donald Trump said on Friday he will send about 1,500 American troops to the Middle East, mostly as a protective measure, amid heightened tensions with Iranian regime.

He said the deployment involved a relatively small number of troops.

The forces would help strengthen American defenses in the region, two sources told Reuters earlier on condition of anonymity. They said the forces included engineers.

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