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Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslims missionary in Saskatchewan react to Trump travel ban


Khalid Minhas from the Ahmadiyya Muslim community says the U.S. travel ban is not the best way to address security concerns.

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By Alicia Bridges | January 29, 2017

Not the right way: Muslim missionary

Muslims in Saskatchewan have expressed dismay and concern over U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries.

The executive order signed on Friday bans visitors from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen from entering the U.S.

Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus on Sunday defended the decision, saying he would "apologize for nothing."

But Khalid Minhas from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at association in Saskatoon described the ban as "unfortunate."

He said there were other ways that security issues could be resolved.

"I'm not saying that we should close our eyes, no. We always need the security and safety of our country, or any country, obviously comes first," he said.

"But that doesn't mean that we start becoming fearful and we start banning people."


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