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French government convenes Muslim leaders for talks on 'French-style Islam'

Recent furor over burkini bans and terror attacks has heightened debates about accommodating France's Muslim community within the country's tradition of secularism. 

Reuters

France's interior minister convened Muslim leaders Monday to discuss a French-style Islam that honors the nation's secular values, a task given new urgency after deep divisions surfaced over burkini bans in 30 French beach towns and after terror attacks that also stigmatized Muslims.

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