The purpose peregrupirovki of U.S. troops in Europe is strengthening its military presence on Russia’s border and deterring Moscow. About this stated the Minister of defense mark Esper, reports TASS.

"the decision of the President of the United States Donald trump at the beginning of June accelerated already held process", – said the Minister.

According to him, the US allies in NATO positively assessed the movement of troops.

Wednesday, July 29, the Pentagon officially reported about 12 thousand U.S. troops from Germany. The home should return only 6.4 thousand soldiers, and the rest perebeinos in Europe.