इंडियन आवाज़     17 Dec 2018 12:36:39      انڈین آواز

US cancels 60,000 travel visas after President Trump ordered ban on visitors

Prez TrumpThe United States has cancelled sixty thousand travel visas after President Donald Trump ordered a ban on visitors from seven Muslim countries.

Spokesman for State Department’s bureau of consular affairs Will Cocks, said that these individuals’ visas were provisionally revoked to comply with the Executive Order. White House has said that over one hundred people have been held for questioning upon their arrival under Trump’s executive order imposing a 90-day pause on the entry into the US of nationals from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen.

Meanwhile, Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik says he was held and questioned at airport in Washington for one hour because of an Iranian visa in his passport. Speaking to a Norwegian TV channel he described the incident as provocative saying there is no reason to be afraid of a former head of Government who has paid several official visits to the country, including the White House.

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