: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Trump orders large withdrawal of US forces from Germany

Perhaps only Donald Trump could turn a withdrawal of troops into an act of aggression.
The U.S. president has directed the Pentagon to reduce sharply the number of U.S. military forces stationed in Germany, where a heavy presence of GIs has long served as a symbol of Washington’s commitment to protecting its European allies.
The White House would not confirm the plan, which was first reported Friday by the Wall Street Journal, but current and former officials familiar with it said Trump would cap the U.S. military presence at 25,000 — requiring a reduction of nearly 30 percent, or roughly 9,700 troops.
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Source:: European Voice


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