US Secretary of Defense Esper announced on the 20th that it would increase the number of US troops stationed in Saudi Arabia. In response to the attack on the Saudi oil facility, it will send troops mainly for air defense and missile defense. Japan will also support equipment for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
“Weapons used in the attack were made in Iran, not Yemen, all signs indicate that Iran is responsible for the attack,” Esper said at the conference. On the other hand, this increase was a “defensive measure” and stressed that he did not want a clash with Iran. The scale of the increase will be decided in the future, but the chairman of the Danford Joint Chief of Staff at the top of the US military uniforms recognized that it would not be “thousands”.
With tensions with Iran growing, the US Department of Defense announced in July that it would resume full-scale US military presence in Saudi Arabia for the first time in 16 years. According to US media, hundreds of air defense units are currently stationed at Saudi bases.
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