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US sends missile system and ship to Middle East

The US is sending a Patriot air defense missile system and a warship to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, BBC News reported.

US sends missile system and ship to Middle East

US sends missile system and ship to Middle East

STEPANAKERT, MAY 11,  ARTSAKHPRESS: The USS Arlington, which transports amphibious vehicles and aircraft, will join the USS Abraham Lincoln strike group in the Gulf, officials say.

US B-52 bombers have also arrived at a base in Qatar, the Pentagon said.

It said the moves were a response to threats of possible operations against US forces in the region by Iran.

The US, however, has given little information about the exact nature of the reported threat.


     

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