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US to send 1,000 additional troops to Middle East in the midst of Iran pressures

Move comes as Pentagon discharges new photographs in detailed tanker assaults and Tehran sets 10-day due date on atomic arrangement. 

Acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has reported the organization of around 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East for what he said were "protective purposes", refering to worries about a danger from Iran.

The declaration on Monday came in the midst of fears of a showdown between the United States and Iran in the wake of suspected assaults keep going Thursday on two tankers close to the Strait of Hormuz, an essential delivery path for the world's oil supplies.

Washington and Tehran have exchanged allegations over the episodes.

"I have approved around 1,000 extra troops for protective purposes to address air, maritime, and ground-based dangers in the Middle East," Shanahan said in an announcement.

"The ongoing Iranian assaults approve the solid, trustworthy insight we have gotten on antagonistic conduct by Ira…