Jan 28, 2022 - World

Biden will move U.S. troops to Eastern Europe "in the near term"

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President Biden boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews on Jan. 28. Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images

President Biden said on Friday he plans to move U.S. troops to Eastern European and NATO countries “in the near term.”

Driving the news: “Not too many” U.S. troops, Biden added in remarks to reporters at Joint Base Andrew upon returning from a trip to Pennsylvania. 

Of note: The president told reporters on Tuesday that he does not foresee U.S. troops moving into Ukraine.

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