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Video: Trump’s Decision to Send 1,500 Troops to Middle-East Increases Risks in Region Says Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that US President Donald Trump’s decision to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East and North Africa increases risks in the region. He made the remark during a press conference with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla in Moscow on Monday. 

“The risks are always higher when the number of forces increases. I really hope that the sane voices of famous ex-commanders, politicians and diplomats coming from Washington talking about the irrationality of war with Iran will be heard,” he said.

Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the reason behind the deployment was to counter the “ongoing threat posed by Iranian forces.” Trump earlier described it as a “relatively small” deployment.

Talking about the situation in Latin America and Cuba, Rodriguez condemned U.S. actions in the region and its interference in the domestic policy of other nations.

“According to the so-called Helms-Burton Act, it is possible to initiate a claim against Cuban and international companies in the U.S. courts. It is another step to the aggressive implementation of the US laws against third countries,” he said, adding that it was a “violation of International law and the sovereignty of all states.”

Title III of the act allows US citizens to sue for damages over private property seized during the Cuban revolution. The bill was passed in 1996 by former US President Bill Clinton.



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