Asked by APS on these allegations, the Pentagon spokesman in charge of Africa, Robert Firman, said that the recent deployment of U.S. Marines at the military base of Moron (Spain) aims to "improve the capacity of States States to respond to potential crises in West Africa. "
In fact, he said, "in response to the terrorist attacks perpetrated in Libya, last year, the United States working to improve their ability to respond quickly to crisis situations around the world." As a result, "the current arrival of U.S. Marines to Moron Air Base in Spain will improve the ability of the United States to respond to potential crises in West Africa," and in this case, "they will the ability to undertake a series of missions including those of humanitarian aid, relief and support to the embassies of the United States "in West Africa, he argued.
In addition to this denial by the U.S. Department of Defense to allegations of Al-Quds al-Arabi, it should be recalled that Algeria had also qualified by the voice of the spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Amar Belani, as "totally unfounded and absurd" the content of the article in the newspaper. "Article committed in the daily Al-Quds al-Arabi by well-known in our immediate geographical neighborhood journalist, is a tissue of nonsense malicious and spiteful reference to the political situation and stability in Algeria is totally unfounded and absurd, "stressed the spokesman of Foreign Ministry on Saturday. "The measures referred to in this article are not directed against a particular country and they involve much less our country," had said Belani.