[size=36]After the Baghdad airport incident, the United States is considering sending military forces to Lebanon for this reason[/size]
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, the media revealed yesterday, Friday, that the American military command is ready to send its soldiers to Lebanon to protect the American embassy in Beirut.
The agency "Associated Press", quoting an American official, said that the American military forces are on high alert and will go to Lebanon if requested to do so.
The US official added that the force stationed in Italy was put on alert as a step in a number of military measures to protect US interests in the Middle East.
The official indicated that the US Department of Defense may send between 130 and 700 soldiers to Beirut.
The United States announced that it was sending about 3,000 additional troops to the Middle East from the 82nd Airborne Division.
The officials, who asked not to be named, added that the forces will join approximately 750 soldiers sent to Kuwait this week.
And the US Department of Defense (Pentagon) announced, at dawn today, Friday that it carried out a strike near Baghdad airport in Iraq, in which the commander of the Iranian Quds Force, Major General Qassim Soleimani, was killed.