Following the shock announcement that citizens of seven Muslim nations would not be allowed entry into the United States of America as of Friday 27th January 2017 for a period of 90 days, Iraq has decided to respond with equal measures, the Baghdad Invest reported.
Iraq has implemented the exact same measures:
Iraq has said that once USA lifts the travel ban on citizens of Iraq travelling to the United States of America, it would do the same.
Earlier, the Iraq’s Popular Mobilization had called on the country’s government to ban U.S. nationals from entering Iraq and also to expel those already in the country.
Popular Mobilization is a coalition of paramilitary groups that fight ISIS in Iraq. It became an approved body last year by the Iraqi government.
The call to bar U.S. nationals was issued in a statement by the body’s spokesman, Ahmed al-Assadi.
Iran, the other Islamic country, facing Trump’s “extreme vetting” measures had also …
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