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The king of Saudi Arabia had approved the deployment of American troops. About it reports Reuters.
The source told the Agency that the U.S. plans to send to the Kingdom of about 500 troops. Deployment of troops is to strengthen security in the region and to strengthen cooperation between Washington and Riyadh. Also, to make this decision affected by the worsening of relations between the US and Iran.
After a positive decision from Saudi Arabia’s acting Minister of defense Richard Spencer has approved the deployment of troops in the country, reports TASS.
Relations between the US and Iran escalated a year ago. In early may of 2018 trump announced the unilateral withdrawal of Washington from a nuclear deal in 2015 and the renewal of the sanctions against Tehran. New package of restrictive measures, the United States entered into force in November. The sanctions apply to the export of oil, industry, trade and operations of the Central Bank of the country in dollars.
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