AU laments US travel ban

Swazi Observer - - NEWS -

AD­DIS ABABA - The African Union on Wed­nes­day ex­pressed its "be­wil­der­ment" at US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump's in­clu­sion of Chad on an up­dated and open-ended travel ban list is­sued at the week­end.In a state­ment the AU said it had been "per­plexed" by the pres­ence of three African coun­tries - Libya, So­ma­lia and Su­dan - on Trump's orig­i­nal travel ban, and wel­comed the re­moval of Su­dan from the new list, is­sued on Sun­day.But it crit­i­cised the "un­just" in­clu­sion of Chad, a coun­try with a long his­tory of co­op­er­a­tion with the United States on counter-ter­ror­ism.

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