US president Donald Trump on Sunday said he will not allow the killing of chirstians in the middle east to continue.
Trump, who stated this in a tweet , via his Twitter hanlde @readDonaldTrump , said christains in the Middle-East have been exceuted inlarge numbers.
Lastweek, he signed an executve order imposing ban on citizens from seven predominatly Muslim countries-Yemen, Lebanon, Sudan, Iraf, Iran , Syra and Somalia
His action has sparked off a protest in the US.
Trump’s tweet reads, “Christians in the Middle-East have been executed in large numbers. We cannot all this horror to continue.”
Minority Christians have been victims of attacks in Syria and Iraq by the Islamic State since its insurgency started.
But Christians in Egypt and Pakistan have also been reportedly targeted by extremists.
Trump’s tweet was retweeted more that 25,000 times and like by over 88,000 users in less than four hours.