Trump endorses the use of torture for terrorism suspects

The President of the United States of America Donald trump is convinced that the use of torture against terrorism suspects in American prisons is an effective and can be justified. He stated this in an interview with ABC News, 25 January, reports the Ukrainian service of Deutsche Welle.

Answering the question about the probability of return of such torture, simulated drowning, etc., trump stated that he has talked with senior intelligence officials and asked them, how effective is torture.

«And the answer was Yes, definitely,» said trump.

He cited the example of those murders committed by the militants of the terrorist organization «Islamic state» in the middle East, killing people and filming it on video. According to him, the IG does things, «about which nobody has heard since the middle Ages.»

«The fire must be fought with fire,» – says the President of the United States.

At the same time he added that this issue relies on the opinion of his team, in particular, the head of the Central intelligence Agency Mike Pompeo and Secretary of defense James Mattis.

«But do I think that it works? Of course, it works,» said trump.

Recall that in 2014, the previous President of the USA Barack Obama stated that torture will no longer be used when law enforcement officers detained terrorists.




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