Iraq asks Trump administration to 'reconsider' travel ban

January 30, 2017 14:13


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BAGHDAD - Iraq has asked the United States to reconsider a travel ban imposed on Iraqis, a foreign ministry statement said on Monday, adding that the US decision was "wrong".

"It is necessary that the new American administration reconsider this wrong decision," it said.

Recalling their continuing cooperation in the war on Islamic State, the statement added: "We affirm Iraq's desire to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries."

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