Islamic foundation Rohamma said on Wednesday it is shocked by the decision to withdraw visas for three imams due to address a fund-raising event on March 8.

Foreign affairs minister Bert Koenders cancelled the visas on Tuesday citing 'new information from the counter-terrorism unit NCTV'.

'Normal procedures' had been followed when the visas were granted and the three men 'were not flagged up in databases', Koenders is quoted as saying by the Telegraaf.

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