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US DEPLOYS 2,500 TROOPERS TO KUWAIT FOR CONDUCTING MISSIONS IN SYRIA & IRAQ – REPORT

Some 2,500 soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division is being dispatched to Kuwait by Pentagon in order to be sent to Syrian and Iraq to fight against the Islamic State terrorist group.


Photo: Reuters / Omar Sobhani

The Pentagon is dispatching 2,500 servicemen from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division, based at the Fort Bragg military base, to Kuwait, from where they will be sent to Syria and Iraq to fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, the Army Times newspaper reported on Friday. The newspaper also noted that 1,700 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team have already been deployed to the region between Iraq and Kuwait.

According to the open sources, the 82nd Airborne Division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team consists of more than 4,000 soldiers, who form cavalry, artillery, infantry and combat support battalions.

On Thursday, the Reuters news agency reported, citing an unnamed military official, that the US Defense Department i…

KIEV AUTHORITIES DON’T WANT TO STABILIZE SITUATION IN EASTERN UKRAINE

According to the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE, the Ukrainian authorities categorically do not want to stabilize the situation in eastern Ukraine.


Photo: dn.depo.ua

The picture of the conflict zone in the Donbass causes serious concern, as the Ukrainian authorities categorically do not want to stabilize the situation, agree on the establishment of a cease-fire regime and remove heavy weapons from the contact line, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Alexander Lukashevich, said. He also noted that numerous offers on this issue from the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) had been ignored, and the Ukrainian side has already routinely disrupted a decouplement of the forces in the area of Luganskaya village, which was scheduled on March 7.

Shelling of the territory, controlled by the People’s Militia, including critical infrastructure facilit…