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Trump effect: Qatar Airways issues advisory to US bound passengers from banned countries

Sat, 28 Jan 2017-09:05pm , Dubai , Reuters

Qatar Airways advised passengers bound for the United States on Saturday from seven newly banned majority Muslim countries that they needed to have either a US green card or diplomatic visa.

“Nationals of the following countries Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen may travel to the US only if they are in possession of a permanent resident card (Green card) or any of the below visas,” it said in a statement on its website.

It listed foreign government, United Nations, international organization and NATO visas.