Iran summons French envoy over anti-Islamic feelings

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September 21, 2008 23:53

 
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Iran's has summoned the French ambassador over what Teheran says is an increase of anti-Islam sentiment in Europe. Sunday's report on state TV and the official news agency IRNA says an official in Iran's foreign ministry expressed deep concern over anti-Islamic sentiment during the meeting with the ambassador, Bernard Poletti. France is currently holds the presidency in the European Union. The report did not elaborate. But an "anti-Islamification" conference was held over the weekend by a right-wing Germany nationalist group that opposes the building of a large new mosque in the city of Cologne.

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