Iran said Tuesday that it has stopped granting visas to U.S. citizens in response to Washington’s recent travel ban against citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iran.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
Mohammad Javad Zarif
“We will not issue visa for Americans, but there will be exceptions for some whose cases will be referred to a committee which has been set up at the (Iranian) Foreign Ministry,” semi-official Fars news agency quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying.

U.S. President Donald Trump Trump issued an executive order on Friday to restrict immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, that he said are “compromised by terrorism.” Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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