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The Pentagon said that US President Donald Trump has approved a plan to withdraw from Germany 9.5 thousand US troops, they will be redeployed to “deter Russia.”





The corresponding statement was made by the official representative of the US military, Jonathan Hoffman.

“Minister of Defense Mark Esper and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milli yesterday informed the president about plans to redeploy 9,500 troops from Germany.

The proposal, which was approved, not only complies with the presidential directive, it will also strengthen Russian containment, give assurances to allies, improve strategic flexibility and operational flexibility of the USA in Europe “, — said in a statement to Hoffman.

Earlier, Bloomberg, citing a source, reported that Trump will withdraw from Germany about 9.5 thousand troops by September due to tensions with Chancellor Angela Merkel over German military spending.

Earlier, we reported that Merkel called on Europe to reconsider US leadership.



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