They called the ban shameful and cruel.
The press service Merkel issued a statement which said that the fight against terrorism cannot be used as justification the fact that representatives of certain Nations or religion automatically fall under suspicion.
Many world leaders have strongly condemned the decision of the President of the United States to introduce a temporary ban on the entry of refugees and migrants from seven Muslim countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – even those who have a valid U.S. visa.
With sharp condemnation of the decision made by Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. The press service Merkel issued a statement which said that the fight against terrorism cannot be used as justification the fact that representatives of certain Nations or religion automatically fall under suspicion, Brazil Russian service Bi-bi-si.
The mayor of London, Muslim Sadiq Khan, called the ban shameful and cruel. This new policy, he said, completely negates the values of freedom and tolerance on which America was founded. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his attitude to the decision of trump on Twitter, assuring that the canadian government will continue to give shelter those who “flees from persecution, terrorism and war.”
Earlier, the Ministry of national security of the United States said that the ban will also apply to those citizens of these seven countries that have dual citizenship. However, canadian authorities say that people with a canadian passport will not be distributed.
“We have received assurances that canadian citizens travelling on canadian passports would apply common rules,” – said the representative of Trudeau in e-mailed statement.
In the United States, a number of governors and mayors also called the ban illegal. The Governor of Washington Jay Margie reiger has called trump “the most incompetent, ineffective, provocative and dangerous” decision, ever taken the White house.
According to the Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe, the decree will contribute to the incitement of hatred in the United States and Americans living in other countries.
The organizers of the Hollywood ceremony “Oscar” which will be held in late February, expressed deep disappointment at the fact that as a result of the ban of Iranian film Director Asghar Farhadi nominated for the award, may not be able to attend the ceremony.
At the same time, trump’s decision was supported by the leader of the far-right freedom Party in the Netherlands Geert Wilders and former head of the nationalist Party United Kingdom independence (UKIP) Nigel Faraj. Wilders, currently leading in popularity in public opinion polls, supported the introduction of similar ban in the Netherlands and has already promised to deny Muslims entry into the country in case he wins the elections in March as “Islam and freedom are incompatible”.
Farage said that Donald trump chose to ensure that he has a strict policy. “He chose, so he did everything in his power to protect America from the entry of terrorists of “ISIS”. In the list of seven States, and he has every right to do so, the mandate he was given in the election,” said Faraj.Go to the Main page
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