[ltr]Washington dismiss the commander of the Fifth Fleet against the backdrop of Tehran's detention of 10 American sailors[/ltr][ltr]
Washington-Iraq Press -25 June: sacked Admiral Kevin Dungan, commander of US Naval Forces Central Command, commander of the Fifth Fleet Command, Captain Kyle Moses Division Commander 56 US Navy from office and decided totransfer to other liability, because of the confidencein his ability loss against the backdrop of the arrest Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps ten American sailors on the second of January last, when they were on their way from Kuwait to Bahrain.
The news agency Associated Press, on Friday evening, for Admiral Kevin Dungan as saying that " the leadership of the US Navy decided to dismissthe officer and captain Kyle Moses Division Commander 56 Navy from office and give him another responsibility after failure to perform duty during the arrest of the Iranian Guard American sailors in the Gulf."
He explained Admiral Kevin Dungan, to dismiss " the officer Kyle Moses came after a series of investigations conducted by theUnited States after the ten sailors Americans arrested by the Iranian authorities."
In a related development, a US official said that an additional punishment against seven sailors others being reviewed now, and will announce decisions on it next week, explaining that "among the seven group 's leader , who has already sacked and assigned to the position of another, and an officer executive, in addition to three of the sailors who were They have been arrested. "
On the 13th of last May, embarked US Navy leadership, the dismissal of the commander Eric Rasic , who was responsible forthe ten sailors Americans, because of negligence in his responsibility, and his inability to deal with the Iranian forces during thearrest of ten sailors, noting that the commander Eric was responsible for training and education of 400 from the US Navy.
Some officials in the US administration is that the ten sailors arrested by the Tehran Process is an affront to the United States, the largest power in the world in military terms.
And made the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in the 24 of January during a meeting with the officer and the soldiers ofthe Revolutionary Guards who participated in the arrest of US sailors that "ten soldiers arrested by the Revolutionary Guards courageous act came at the right time and was marked by faith" .anthy (1)