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US to keep 1,500 troops in Jordan for time being

Published: 12.13.13, 23:51 / Israel News

The United States has about 1,500 US troops in Jordan and they will remain there until the security situation improves, the White House told Congress on Friday.

 

The US contingent in Jordan, which includes Patriot missile systems and fighter aircraft, is there to help the Jordanian government as it grapples with strains from the civil war in neighboring Syria. (Reuters)

 

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