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Iraqi president: Trump's travel ban to Iraqis shocked us

Iraqi president fuad masum

Iraqi President Fouad Massoum said Iraqis were shocked by the news of including their country in US President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban.

During a meeting with journalists on Thursday, Massoum said Iraq is fighting terrorism by its precious resources and the blood of its people on behalf of the world, including the US.

He also called on Trump's administration to revise it's decision.

On Friday, Trump had halted the issuing of visas to nationals of seven mainly Muslim countries, including Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, and Libya, for three months.

Last Modified: Thursday، 02 February 2017 12:19 PM