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The youngest Congresswoman of the United States, a Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the statement of the American President Donald trump, who said about the readiness to carry out air strikes on cultural facilities in Iran. Her words on Tuesday, January 21, results Newsweek.
According to Ocasio-Cortez, trump statements indicate his desire to establish the supremacy of the white race worldwide. “The purpose of all this is to destroy history and our understanding,” lamented the Congresswoman.
As noted by the representative of the Democratic party, in the result announced by the American leader of the strikes may kill innocent people, including women and children. “Such things won’t make you a tough guy. It will not make you a strategist. It will make you a monster,” — said the politician.
Ocasio-Cortez also added that most Americans are not interested in the fact that the US fought wars outside the country, however, the influential class, in whose hands is concentrated the power, constantly draws us population in armed conflicts.
Earlier in January, trump has threatened to carry out air strikes on 52 targets across Iran, including on objects of cultural value, writes Newsweek. According to the publication, a number of international experts noted that such actions of Washington could be considered as a war crime.
On the night of 3 January, the US launched an airstrike in the vicinity of the airport of Baghdad, and was killed Iranian General special forces “al-Quds” the revolutionary guards Qassem Soleimani. The kill order was given by trump. The Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called the actions of the American side acts of terrorism. Washington explained the impact self-defense, because before this, there were several attacks on the base of the international coalition and the American Embassy.
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