Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Marine Le Pen refuses to cover her head for a meeting with a "grand mufti"

The Daily Caller reports,
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting with a key Arab leader Tuesday after he insisted she wear a headscarf.

The National Front leader who is a frontrunner for president was scheduled to meet with Lebanon’s grand mufti, an important cleric for Sunni Muslims, but backed out after it was made clear she was expected to cover her head, Reuters reports.

“You can pass my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up,” Le Pen told the press.

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