the Trust to the secretary of the navy Richard Spencer is away, notify the UNITED states secretary of defense Mark Esper.
the UNITED states's secretary of defense Mark Esper, has asked secretary of the navy Richard Spencer to resign from his post.
he does as a result of spencer's handling of a case of a Navy Seal (naval special forces, ed.), who is accused of war crimes. It writes the news agency Reuters.
Minister for the navy, serving as the supreme commander of both the navy and marine corps.
the Case, which Spencer is accused of being passed around the defence minister, has got the Esper to lose confidence in the flådeministeren, according to a press release.
- I am very concerned about the behavior, as a senior employee of the ministry of defense have demonstrated, says Esper in the message.
- Unfortunately I have as a result decided, to minister Spencer no longer has my trust in the relationship to continue at his post. I wish Richard all the best.
the Case is about Edward Gallagher from the navy's special forces. For well over a week ago he was the president of Donald Trump the rank back, Safirbet as he possessed before he was convicted in a military trial earlier in the year.
Gallagher, a højtrangeret Navy Seal, was accused of a number of war crimes during his posting in Iraq in 2017.
He has been found guilty of illegally to pose with a corpse. It led to the fact that he was demoted. But the decision was overturned by president Donald Trump.
In the case accusing the ministry of defence secretary of the navy Spencer for on your own to have negotiated with The White House. It writes the AFP news agency.
Here should Spencer have urged The White House not to interfere in the matter. And in that case, it would Gallagher even resign from the special forces.
Allegedly involved Spencer is not the minister of defense Esper in its proposal, which therefore could not be accepted.
The u.s. navy had set in motion a process, where a committee of peers should judge, about Gallagher and three other Navy Seals in the end had to be thrown out of special forces.
But Trumps interference has disturbed the process, since the president among other things on Twitter has stated that the Gallagher under no circumstances going to lose its rank.
/ritzau/Date Of Update: 25 November 2019, 00:00