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Greek EdMin Defends Plans to Construct Mosque in Athens
by Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi
On Thursday, Greek Education Minister, Nikos Filis spoke in Parliament directly to those who oppose constructing a mosque in Athens.
The plans for the project that would see a mosque built in the Athens suburb of Votanikos have been delayed time and time again due to the objection of political groups.
Filis defended the construction of the mosque as Greece has a growing Muslim population, largely due to the migrant crisis.
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