The U.S. ambassador to Estonia has decided to step down over President Trump’s critical remarks about the European Union.

According to Foreign Policy magazine, which broke the story, veteran diplomat James D. Melville Jr. explained his decision in a private Facebook post.

“A Foreign Service Officer’s DNA is programmed to support policy and we’re schooled right from the start, that if there ever comes a point where one can no longer do so, particularly if one is in a position of leadership, the honorable course is to resign,” Melville wrote. “Having served under six presidents and 11 secretaries of state, I never really thought it would reach that point for me.”

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