Meifang Zhang in Afghanistan the U.S. military disgrace dead apology said it would investigate and accountability
BEIJING, April 19, according to foreign reports, U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta on the 18th of U.S. troops in Afghanistan desecrate the bodies of the militants in Afghanistan the wreckage issue an apology. The U.S. military also condemned the behavior, to avoid the matter is.
Panetta said, “I know that war is brutal and ugly, but also know that some young people will make some foolish behavior in the war. I do not find an excuse to justify.”
Panetta said that he apologize on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. government, saying that such behavior is unacceptable.In 18
, a group of U.S. troops in Afghanistan placed to play the photos of the desecration of the corpses of insurgents in Afghanistan Los Angeles Times exposure, caused uproar. Pentagon press secretary, George? ? Little, was found to be involved in such inhumane acts, will be held accountable in accordance with the U.S. military judicial system. U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, Commander John? ? Allen also criticized the above acts to damage the relationship between NATO forces and local residents, he said the U.S. government will thoroughly investigate the matter. President Barack Obama has listened to the presentation of this obscene dead according to the event, he asked to investigate the matter and held accountable.
Panetta also said he was disappointed the decision of the media public photos, said materials may be use by the enemy, inciting violence against U.S. troops in Afghanistan and the A Baoan forces.