Trump says U.S. is very prepared with regard to Iran

 Trump says U.S. is very prepared with regard to Iran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States is very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramp up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment.

On Monday, the United States announced it would deploy about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East, citing concerns about a threat from Iran.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Richard Chang)

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Updated Date: Jun 19, 2019 02:12:36 IST