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US Military Personnel Pulled From Israel 'Out of Caution'


The Jerusalem Post - During a press conference, Defense Department Secretary John Kirby said the US Central and European Command staffers flew on a C-17 aircraft in order to prepare for the pickup.



The Pentagon said Friday that it has pulled some 120 US military personnel amid Israel-Gaza tensions and internal violence in Israel, doing so "out of an abundance of caution," according to The Hill.


During a press conference, Defense Department Secretary John Kirby said the US Central and European Command staffers flew on a C-17 aircraft to an airbase in Germany, in order to prepare for the pickup.



“We made this decision to remove these individuals in coordination with our Israeli counterparts,” Kirby told reporters at the Pentagon during the press conference.


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The Jerusalem Post is a broadsheet newspaper based in Jerusalem, founded in 1932 during the British Mandate of Palestine by Gershon Agron as The Palestine Post. In 1950, it changed its name to The Jerusalem Post.



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