US president President Donald Trump slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea following the face-off Trump had with North Korea’s Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-Un.
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Other countries affected by the ban include; Venezuela, Chad, Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia, as restrictions on citizens from Sudan were lifted.
From the list above, the African countries affected are:
- Libya and
However, briefing reporters on a conference call, White House Officials acknowledged that the number of North Koreans now traveling to the United States was very low.
Donald Trump tweeted after growing his travel ban list to 8 countries;
“Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot safely vet” .
It was also gathered that Iraqi citizens will not be subject to travel prohibitions but will face enhanced scrutiny or vetting, as new restrictions are slated to take effect on Oct. 18 and resulted from a review after Trump’s original travel bans sparked international outrage and legal challenges.