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US role in Middle East

We are grateful to the USA that it supported us against Myanmar on the Rohingya issue when China, India and Russia oppose us. But we are sorry to say that we cannot endorse her Middle East policy. The USA is out and out a democratic country, meaning that she must respect the popular opinion of a country - be it Palestine or Hong Kong of China. But in truth we see a different story. The history of the USA is the history of supporting autocratic rulers, as we experienced in the year 1971.
Yet we want the US government to review its current Middle East policy and to put maximum pressure on the Myanmar government so that it takes back the one million Rohingya people by June 30.

Ameer Hamzah
Dhaka

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