Australian Prime Minister Regrets Inviting Anti-Gay Cleric

June 17, 2016 8:28 AM

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Australia's prime minister said Friday he would not have invited a senior imam to a multi-faith dinner if he had been aware of the Muslim cleric's anti-gay preaching.

Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday became the first Australian prime minister to host an iftar —the meal at which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset.

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