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Government letter to UK Muslim leaders sparks row

David Cameron has defended a letter urging senior Muslims to explain how Islam "can be part of British identity", amid criticism from leaders.

The Muslim Council of Britain said the letter appeared to suggest - "like the far right"- that Muslims and Islam were inherently apart from British society.

The letter was sent to 1,000 Muslim leaders after the attacks in Paris, as Iain Watson reports.

  • 19 Jan 2015
  • From the section UK
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