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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a news conference after the talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov


DUBAI (Reuters) - Americans who already hold Iranian visas can enter the country, Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday, even though Tehran has vowed to respond in kind to a U.S. ban on visitors from Iran and six other Muslim countries ordered by President Donald Trump.

"Unlike the U.S., our decision is not retroactive. All with valid Iranian visa will be gladly welcomed," Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter.

(Reporting By Dubai Newsroom, editing by Larry King)