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US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East

Jun 18, 2019 - 15:17

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The United States has approved deployment of 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran.

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made the announcement asserting that the deployment had defensive purposes.

He said US did not seek conflict with Iran but the action was taken to ensure the safety and welfare of our military personnel working throughout the region to protect our national interests.



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