German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the erroneous anti-immigrant decree of the President of the United States Donald trump, who was suspended the admission of refugees in the United States and prohibited the entry of citizens of seven Muslim countries. This was stated Sunday, January 29, a spokesman of Angela Merkel, Steffen Seibert, reports Deutsche Welle, citing dpa.
“She is convinced that even the resolute struggle against terrorism that is needed is not an excuse to be put under the General suspicion of people of a certain origin or a certain belief,” said Seibert.
According to him, the German government intends to explore what might be the consequences of the trump solutions for residents of Germany, have dual citizenship.
Seibert noted that Merkel expressed regret adopted by the President of the United States decisions about what she told him in a telephone conversation, which took place yesterday, January 28.
He recalled that the Geneva Convention on refugees suggests that its signatories must accept on its territory of refugees who are fleeing from war.
According to BBC, 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.
On Friday, trump had signed a decree that banned for 90 days entry into the United States to citizens of seven Muslim countries – Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia. The indignation of this decree have already expressed Facebook founder mark Zuckerberg. The Internet company Google encouraged its employees that are outside of the United States, to return to the country as soon as possible because of this decree.
Airlines flying to the U.S. from Cairo airport, on Sunday received an official notification from Washington asking them not to let passengers mentioned in the decree of seven Muslim countries on Board, bound for America aircraft, despite the availability of the immigrant visa.
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