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Protect privacy of visa applicants, China tells US

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

today asked the US to protect visa applicants' privacy and provide them with due facilitation under

Commenting on the new US visa policy, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said that should ensure privacy of the information provided by visa applicants.

According to media reports, 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, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 19:28 IST