The Pentagon chief outlined a timetable for withdrawing American troops from Germany

The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Germany will begin in a few weeks, said the head of the Pentagon, mark Esper.

"As for how quickly will move the military, it is a question of weeks," said Esper at a press conference.

He said that this will need to solve a series of foreign policy and institutional issues, including from the point of view the deployment of troops to new locations.

During a press conference Esper reported that the US withdraw from Germany 11.9 thousand military, 6.4 thousand of them to return home, and the other will be in other NATO countries, including Belgium and Italy.