US to deploy 200 troops to Jordan over Syria war: minister

US to deploy 200 troops to Jordan over Syria war: minister

The United States plans to deploy 200 troops in Jordan because of “the deteriorating situation” in war-torn Syria, Information Minister Mohammad Momani said on Wednesday.

“The deployment of the troops is part of US-Jordanian military cooperation to boost the Jordanian armed forces in light of the deteriorating situation in Syria,” Momani told AFP.


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