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  Tishrei 12, 5773 , 28/09/12

World's Biggest Mosque Dedicated in France

The world's biggest mosque, covering 1,300 square meters, was dedicated, Thursday, in the French city of Strasbourg.

During the dedication ceremony, French Interior Minister Manuel Valls praised French Muslims for their measured response to caricatures of the prophet Muhammad in a French satire magazine. He added that Islam is part of France but warned that the government will take tough measures against extremists and that outside agitators will be deported immediately.

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