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Attacks on oil installations: US will deploy thousands of troops to Saudi Arabia

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The US Department of Defense has announced the deployment of thousands of additional troops to increase 'defence of Saudi Arabia'. Attacks on oil installations: the US will deploy thousands of troops to Saudi Arabia


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US Defense Secretary Mark Asper says he has approved the deployment of additional forces, including combat aircraft and defense systems, to Saudi Arabia.

He said the move was in response to 'danger in the region' amid efforts to save the country from 'Iranian aggression'.

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The move comes after the United States attacked Saudi Arabia's oil installations in September last month.
According to CNN, the United States has added 14,000 troops to the region since May.
US Defense Secretary Mark Asper says Saudi Arabia's Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman requested additional help.
Remember that last month attacks on Saudi oil company 'Aramco' installations in Baqiq and Kharis areas in Saudi Arabia also affected the world's largest oil refinery and where half of the company's production was suspended. There, global oil supply was down five per cent.
After the attacks, Saudi Arabia's Wali Eid Mohammad bin Salman warned that after the recent attacks on Saudi oil installations, oil prices would rise "incredibly" if the world did not cope with the risks associated with Iran. Can
He added, "If the world does not take a strong step to stop Iran, we will see further actions that threaten global interests."
He said this in an interview in 60 minutes on the CBS program.
Saudi Arabia and the United States blamed Iran for the attacks, while Iran denied allegations of involvement in the attacks.
On the other hand, French, German and British leaders said in a joint statement that there was no more plausible explanation for the attacks.
US Defense Secretary Aspar told reporters in the Pentagon Friday that evidence of other recent attacks in the region has been attributed to Iran.
He added that 'Iran's notorious behavior' is part of its larger campaign to destabilize the Middle East and disrupt the world economy.

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  1. The move comes after the United States attacked Saudi Arabia's oil installations in September last month. WHAT???

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