‘US not omnipotent,’ says Singapore PM


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“The US is not omnipotent. They’re a superpower, in a way the only superpower, but you cannot order things in the world as you wish – whether it’s in the Middle East, whether it’s in Ukraine.” He was interrupted by applause from the audience. Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong did not mince his words when asked about the role of the United States in helping resolve global disputes, including maritime rows in the region, at the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore. Lee had earlier been talking about China’s maritime disputes with claimant countries in the region over the South China Sea. The Prime Minister did acknowledge, however, that the United States has “a constructive and important role to play.”

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