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US President Biden approves deployment of additional forces in eastern Europe

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 04, Feb 2022
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US President Joe Biden approved the deployment of additional forces in eastern Europe as Washington moves to avert a feared Russian invasion of Ukraine. According to media reports, Under the plan, the US will send about 2,000 American troops to Poland and Germany, while 1,000 troops would move from Germany to Romania.

The Pentagon said 2,000 US troops would be sent from North Carolina to Poland and Germany.
Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said on Wednesday that troops would soon be moved to Poland, Romania and Germany in response to the current security climate.

Meanwhile, Russia has condemned US decision. In a statement Moscow said it was a destructive step which heightened tension and reduced the scope for a political solution. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said it was a destructive and an unjustified step. Russia has some 100,000 troops near Ukraine. Meanwhile, It denies planning to invade.

Sources : News on AIR