America president, Joe Bidenhas officially approved the deployment of 3,000 US military personnel to the Eastern European Union. Ukraine crisis and military tensions with Russiaaccording to several US media reports, including Washington post or Wall Street Journal.
About 2,000 troops will be transferred to Poland and Germany (most of them to Pronia), while 1,000 troops will be deployed in Romania, Defense Secretary John Kirby confirmed at a news conference.
Pentagon defends measures ‘supporting our European partners’“We made this decision to keep us and our allies safe,” Kirby said.
“It is important to send a strong signal to Putin and the world that the United States and NATO are working closely together. We have just made it clear that we are ready to defend NATO,” he insisted.
“We know Russia has troops on the border with Ukraine. For what purpose? We don’t know, but we have to prepare for what could happen,” Kirby said. “We take our commitment to NATO very seriously,” he stressed.
Tensions soar in the last month Over 100,000 Russian soldiers concentrated on Ukrainian border.
Although Moscow has repeatedly reiterated that it does not want a war with Kiev or threatens Ukraine, the United States sees a Russian attack as “imminent.”
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