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in response to reader comment: When Nancy Polosi visited Syria she wore a head cover!!!!!!! the wife of Assad does not!!!

Submitted by Anisa Abdalnour (United Kingdom), Aug 11, 2009 at 15:31

Sounds like you were a bit disappointed to read that Mrs. Asad didn't. But most of the population do, Shirene. When a head of state or vip visits a foreign country, they show respect for the culture of that society as an act of good will and diplomacy. Princess Diana wore the dupatta and sherwal kamees when she visited Pakistan. And Hillary Clinton did as well, visiting Ms. Suha 'Paris' Arafat. So what?

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