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Swiss minaret ban reflects `need for more dialogue': FM

  • Ary Hermawan

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, December 2 2009 | 01:19 pm

PREMIUM Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa decried Tuesday the Swiss voters' decision in a referendum to ban the construction of new mosque towers in the country, calling it "discriminatory" and "a violation against rights to freedom of worship". "We are deeply disappointed by the Swiss decision, which is contradictory to its image as an inclusive and tolerant nation," Marty said at his off...