The American special envoy for the fight against the jihadists militia “Islamic state” (IS), Brett McGurk, withdraws, according to information from the State Department. McGurk to give up his Post for the 31. December, said Saturday a representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs in Washington, who asked not to be named. The decision was announced three days after the surprising announcement by President Donald Trump, all of the 2000 American soldiers from Syria to deduct.

trump’s announcement on Wednesday was met with allies in the fight against IS a lack of understanding and is also in the United States is highly controversial. The next day Minister of defense of Jim Mattis announced his resignation for the end of February. “You have the right to a defence Minister whose views are more in line with your views,” wrote Mattis to Trump, however, specifically on the withdrawal from Syria.

McGurk had been of Trumps democratic predecessor, Barack Obama to the American special envoy for the international military Alliance against the IS appointed, Trump had him left at the Post. Only a few days before Trump justified the complete withdrawal from Syria with a victory over the IS, told McGurk that “no one” speak with a view to the fight against the jihadists militia of a “fulfilled Mission”.