White House voices support, UN denounces Trump’s Muslim ban

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer disputed the notion that US President Donald Trump's executive order halting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries constitutes a "ban". At a press briefing on Tuesday, Spicer said the media was responsible for the order being described as a ban. He said the order is not a Muslim ban but a vetting system to keep America safe.

The same day, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed hope Trump's travel ban for citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries will soon be cancelled. Guterres said that countries have the right to avoid infiltration by terrorist organizations but not by discriminating based

Source: VOV5