While warnings were made in the USA that there would be violent demonstrations during Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony, the US General Staff issued a circular, announcing that Biden was sworn in on January 20 and will be the 46th commander in chief of the US army.
“The uprising in Washington on January 6, 2021 is a direct attack on the US Congress, the Congress building and our constitutional process,” the circular signed by Chief of General Staff Gen. Mark Milley and six force commanders said. statements were included.
Emphasizing that the US military has been a publicly trusted institution to protect the constitution for 250 years, the circular said, “As we have done throughout history, the US military will take orders from civilian administration within the framework of the law, will support civilian authorities to protect people’s lives and property and ensure public safety within the framework of the law. It will remain committed to upholding the US constitution until all enemies outside. ” It was said.
In the Circular, it was stated that the events that took place in the congress on January 6 are incompatible with the constitution and freedom of expression, “On January 20, 2021, the elected President Biden will take office and will be our 46th Commander-in-Chief, as confirmed by the state and courts and approved by the Congress.” explanation was made.
It is stated that this circular of the General Staff aims to reveal the position of the US army against the violence that may occur during the change of power.
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