A spokesman from the UN said the US president's comments were racist.
The African Union and some Latin American nations have demanded an apology.
The world was quick to react to President Trump's comments, from world leaders to people on the streets - "disgust" might be too mild of a description.
Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports.
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