Keyword: French Council of the Muslim Faith

French Muslim leaders agree charter to combat extremism

Mohammed Moussaoui, president of the French Council of the Muslim Faith, said the council's members have agreed a ten-point charter that  'states clearly that the principles of the Muslim faith are perfectly compatible with the principles of the republic', and which was applauded by French President Emmanuel Macron as 'a truly foundational text for relations between the state and Islam in France'.

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