May 26, 2022

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Joe Biden announced that Washington would send troops “soon” to Eastern Europe

“I will soon send U.S. troops to Eastern Europe and NATO countries. Not a lot,” the U.S. president said.

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Joe Biden said he would send it on Friday, January 28th “Coming Soon” Amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine, a small number of US troops are in Eastern Europe. “I will soon send U.S. troops to Eastern Europe and NATO countries. Not much.”, On his way back from a trip to Pennsylvania, when he got off the plane, the U.S. president told reporters.

The United States already has 8,500 troops on alert to strengthen NATO. However, Biden reiterated that he had no problem sending US troops to Ukraine, which is not part of the military alliance. The Americans believe that sending troops to the East will put more pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin, who may invade Ukraine in February.

Earlier on Friday, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin estimated that Russia had now mobilized enough troops for the invasion, with more than 100,000 Russian troops stationed on Ukraine’s border. However he acknowledged that there were conflicts between Ukraine and Russia “Inevitable”. “Diplomacy still has time and opportunity”, He added during a rare press conference. The United States also captured the UN Security Council on Thursday and called a meeting on Monday “Clear threat” What Russia weighs in their view “International Peace and Security”.