Foreign Ministry spokesman of Iran Bahram ghasemi announced the formation of the interdepartmental Commission, which will deal with the production of responses related to the position of Washington on the limitation of entry into the U.S. citizens of some Muslim countries. It is reported Mehr.
The diplomat said that the first step of the Commission was the preparation of a special circular to the ambassadors of the Islamic Republic in all countries of the world. “These instructions are to respect the honor and dignity of the Iranians living abroad, especially those who are likely to face difficulties in the U.S.,” said ghasemi.
Earlier, on January 30, the Iraqi Parliament approved a resolution calling for the imposition of retaliatory measures in connection with the signing by US President Donald trump of the decree for the restriction of entry into the country of Muslims. While the specific steps envisaged in the document were not reported. Also remained unclear whether they extend to the us military stationed in the country.
On the same day, the Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit called on the President of the United States to revise the provisions of its decree. “The decision of Donald trump to strike at the unity of the family and relations between the peoples of the United States and Arab countries in General,” he said.
January 27, trump signed a decree according to which the U.S. prohibits the entry of holders of green cards to citizens of seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia and the Sudan. In addition, for a period of 120 days suspended accepting Syrian refugees. The document notes that the entry of Syrian migrants are detrimental to the interests of the United States.
As explained by the American leader, this measure is not directed against Muslims, but against terrorists. According to him, the issuance of visas to citizens of all countries will resume as soon as additional measures will be taken in security policy within 90 days.