Iran to Bar American Wrestling Team From World Cup

Iran will bar the United States wrestling team from a major international meet this month in response to President Trump’s order severely limiting travel from several Muslim-majority countries, including Iran.

Bahram Qasemi, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, announced the decision Friday morning, the Islamic Republic News Agency reported.

The agency reported that the decision had been made by “a special committee, which opposed to presence of the team after necessary studies.” Mr. Qasemi said the ministry opposed the Americans’ participation because of Mr. Trump’s order.

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source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/03/sports/iran-american-wrestling-team-world-cup.html?_r=1