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Syrian 'White Helmets' makers get visas for Oscar travel

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

LOS ANGELES, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Two Syrian rescue workers
said on Friday they plan to travel to next week's Oscar
ceremony, where their documentary "White Helmets" is nominated
for an award, after weeks of uncertainty caused by U.S.
President Donald Trump's travel ban.
Raed Saleh, the leader of the White Helmets, and
cinematographer Khaled Khatib have both obtained visas to travel
to the United States for the Feb. 26 Academy Award ceremony in
Los Angeles, prod ...