British troops in Jordan to provide support for U.S. troops

Posted on October 11, 2012


Thursday, 11 October 2012 11:38
Way – The Times of London newspaper revealed for sending British troops to Jordan in anticipation of the loss of the Syrian regime to control weapons of mass destruction.

The newspaper added that the role of the British forces is to provide support for U.S. soldiers deployed at a distance of 55 kilometers from the Syrian border.

It is noted that Jordan had denied the presence of U.S. troops on its territory. The denial came at a time in which the U.S. Defense Secretary groaning Panetta and a team of U.S. in Jordan to help Jordanians in dealing with the flow of Syrian refugees, but face the possibility of a problematic concerning the Syrian chemical weapons depots.

The source said on condition of anonymity, said U.S. troop strength 150 people and they are located in Jordan several months ago.

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