US Department of Defense confirms: Trump approves reduction of 9,500 U.S. troops in Germany
June 30, local time, confirmed by the US Department of Defense US President Trump has approved a plan to withdraw 9,500 US troops from Germany. A spokesperson for the US Department of Defense said that these troops will be redeployed to "strengthen containment of Russia", "strengthen NATO's deterrent", "reassure allies", and "strengthen US strategic flexibility."
However, the spokesperson did not specify when the troops will be withdrawn and where these withdrawn troops will be redeployed.
It is said that the US Department of Defense will inform Congress of this withdrawal plan in the coming weeks.