French minister backs Muslim demand for more mosques

A French minister echoes the words of a French Muslim leader calling to build more mosques in the republic.

Thierry Mandon, a minister in charge of implementing reforms, says that the lack of “decent” places of worship is partly to blame for the radicalization among some of France’s Muslims.

“There aren’t enough mosques in France,” Mandon says on a news broadcast. “There are still too many towns where the Muslim religion is practiced in conditions that are not decent.”

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