America will be sending additional forces to Eastern Europe in an attempt to avert the possibility of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine. The confirmation came on Wednesday, when US President Joe Biden approved of sending the troops.
The News: In a press conference on Wednesday, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that the troops sent by The USA would soon move to Poland, Germany as well as Romania in response to the “current security climate “. He further also stated, “these are not permanent moves.”
- “Moreover these forces are not going to fight in Ukraine. They are going to ensure the robust defense of our NATO allies,” said Kirby.
What’s going on: Further talking about how many troops will be sent to the Eastern Europe, Kirby said that the 1000 soldiers that are currently based in Germany will be sent to Romania.
- These soldiers will augment some 900 US forces that are currently in Romania. With this 2000 US troops will also be deployed to Poland and Germany.
What the others are saying: UK president Boris Johnson has stated that any move of an invasion would be a disastrous miscalculation.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the USA is trying to lure him into a war with Ukraine.
- Russia has amassed thousands of soldiers on its border with Ukraine.
- On Wednesday Boris Johnson will have a telephonic conversation with Putin.