Afghan Voice Agency (AVA): Today (Monday, August 7), the 5th Fleet of the US Navy announced the arrival of more than 3,000 American sailors and soldiers to West Asia as part of a plan announced by the US Department of Defense (Pentagon).
Some political observers have described this action of America as a step that creates tension and is against the peace and stability of the region and has evaluated it to the detriment of the region.
According to the website of the Saudi network "Al-Arabiya", "the operational area of the US Navy's fifth fleet, which is centered in Bahrain, is approximately 2.5 million square miles, including parts of the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Red Sea, parts of the Indian Ocean, the Straits It includes Hormuz and Bab al-Mandab.
Meanwhile, during the past weeks, the US Air Force sent a squadron of F-35 aircraft and another squadron of F-16 aircraft to the West Asia region, and since last spring, the Air Force has maintained a squadron of E10 aircraft in the region.
The Americans have also deployed two American destroyers with their ships in the region, so that they can cover the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman from air and sea with more naval and air vessels. Something that the region has not witnessed for years.
While America is trying to show off its authority in the Persian Gulf, according to international laws, the Islamic Republic of Iran has the right to legitimately defend its security and interests in its territorial waters and insists on calling these areas "free waters" with laws International in the field of maritime is in contradiction.