Cameron Backs Letter to U.K. Mosques Urging Action on Extremism

January 19, 2015 2:24 PM

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Prime Minister David Cameron defended a letter sent to England’s mosques asking Muslim leaders to help counter Islamist extremism in Britain.

Cameron was responding to critics including the Muslim Council of Britain, which said it wanted Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to clarify the request and asked whether he thought Islam was “inherently apart” from British society.

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