Iran changes its mind, says it will allow U.S. wrestlers after judge blocks Trump travel ban
February 05, 2017


After a federal judge temporarily blocked President Trump’s ban on Iranians traveling to the United States, Iran said Sunday that a U.S. wrestling team would be granted visas to compete at a prestigious international tournament here this month.

The move was aimed at deescalating tensions with the Trump administration, which had put Iran “on notice” and imposed fresh sanctions after the Islamic republic conducted a ballistic missile test last weekend.