USA in 2018 will increase the number of troops of the army. This happens for the first time in seven years, said the American President Donald trump at the signing ceremony, the defence budget of the country. The text of his speech posted on the White house website.
How many people will increase the number of US troops not specified.
“Our soldiers will receive the largest wage increase in eight years,” said trump.
The President added that in the last eight months, the fight against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) is more successful than “under the previous administration”. “As you all know, we have won in Syria, we won in Iraq,” he said.
Previously, trump has signed the defense budget of the United States, providing $ 4.6 billion to counter “Russian aggression” in Europe.
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