According to the Saudi Middle East News, the United States Defense 11 issued a statement on the 11th that 3,000 additional officers and soldiers and air defense weapons will be sent to Saudi Arabia, including a number of bombers, UAVs, missile defense systems. The statement stressed that additional troops demonstrate our flexibility in dealing with external threats.
The report quotes US Defense Secretary Mark Esper as saying, Saudi Arabia is our long-term ally in the Middle East and must strengthen its defensive capabilities. Esper pointed out in particular that our decision to deploy additional troops was made at the request of Saudi Arabia.
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