The Iraqi Parliament voted in favor of retaliatory measures against the United States after the American President Donald trump has banned entry to U.S. citizens of Iraq in 90 days. About it reports TV channel Al Sumaria, citing a source.
According to the interlocutor of TV channel, the Iraqi Parliament also called on the UN and the Arab League to take a firm stance against the actions of trump. In addition, the Parliament appealed to the organization of Islamic cooperation to hold an emergency meeting, as the U.S. decision affects Muslim countries.
The Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi has still not responded to the US imposed ban.
27 Jan Donald trump signed a decree “On the protection of the country from the entry of foreign terrorists.” The document says that in the US do not travel for 90 days to citizens of seven countries with predominantly Muslim populations (Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, and Sudan). The decree also suspends reception of any refugees in 120 days and the admission of refugees from Syria indefinitely.
At U.S. airports after the release of the detained citizens arriving from the countries affected by the ban. January 28 in new York airport named after John F. Kennedy held a large protest. The participants demanded the abolition of the immigration decree and the release of detainees.
At the same time, the Federal court in Brooklyn has suspended the decree to allow detained at airports for citizens who have U.S. visas to temporarily stay in the country. The American civil liberties Union (American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU) said that the decision will affect about 100-200 people already detained in the US or even in transit.