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China urges the US to protect privacy of visa applicants

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-07-17 19:58
BEIJING - China on Monday urged the United States to protect visa applicants' privacy and provide them with due facilitation under law.

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the remarks at a daily press briefing in response to a new US visa policy.

According to media report, the US State Department will require all nations to provide extensive data to help vet visa applicants and determine whether a traveler poses a terrorist threat. Countries that fail to comply with the new protocols could face travel sanctions.
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