The head of the us Guantanamo prison fired after investigation

KIEV. April 29. UNN. Admiral of the U.S. Navy Craig Stephen Faller fired rear Admiral John Ring, who headed the American prison Guantanamo in Cuba. It is reported by UNN with reference to the New York Times.

According to the newspaper, the Ring was dismissed due to “loss of confidence in his ability” to control. Acting commander of the prison appointed Deputy Ring, Brigadier General John Hussey.

According to the official representative of the U.S. southern command Amanda Azubuike, which supervises the prison, the dismissal of the Ring was the result of a month-long investigation that began in March of this year. What kind of investigation was going on, the publication does not specify.

Prison for international terrorists at the military base in Guantanamo was opened by US President George Bush in 2002 after the attacks of 11 September 2001 for the detention of criminals accused of terrorism. The closure of this prison was one of the main election promises of the former President Barack Obama’s first election campaign in 2008, but none of his proposals were approved by Congress.

In January 2018, the current President of the United States Donald trump signed a decree on the preservation of the prison. Currently detained in Guantanamo Bay are 41 people.

We will remind, the contents 41 of the prisoner of special prison for terrorists at the naval base of Guantanamo (Cuba) cost American taxpayers $ 445 million dollars per year.