Sudanese President Applies for US Visa to Attend UNGA

The U.S. government says Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has applied for a U.S. visa to attend the United Nations General Assembly, but says he should not make the trip because he is wanted for war crimes.

State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf declined to comment Monday on whether the visa would be granted but said “we condemn any potential effort” by him to attend the U.N. meeting.

She said before visiting the United Nations in New York, Bashir should present himself to the …