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President Obama touts Indonesia in speech to the Muslim world

  • Lilian Budianto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, June 5 2009 | 01:39 pm

PREMIUM US President Obama touted Indonesia in a major speech directed at the Muslim world in Cairo on Thursday, saying the nation with the largest Muslim population in the world played a role in promoting religious tolerance and gender equality. "Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance. We see it in the history of Andalusia and Cordoba during the Inquisition. I saw it firsthand as a child ...