[Y]ou have to tell America to stop bombing Syria and Iraq. They are killing a lot of innocent people. What am I to do here when my people are getting killed over there…You have to tell the U.S. government to stop bombing. They are killing too many children, they are killing too many women, okay?…[Y]ou need to know that they need to stop bombing Syria and Iraq. The U.S. is collaborating with Russia and they are killing innocent women and children, okay?…The air strikes need to stop and stop collaborating with Russia…[N]ow you feel, now you feel how it is, now you feel how it is.
– Omar Mateen, Transcript of Pulse Nightclub Terrorist 911 Call
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