Terror fears: Romania’s Turkey-funded mosque sparks anti-Muslim backlash

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_BUL131221aa001.jpegBUCHAREST — The government’s support for the construction of a huge Turkish-funded mosque and cultural center in the capital has sparked an unexpected anti-Muslim backlash in this formerly communist country, with some worrying that the project will open the door to Islamic extremism.

“The mosque will become a place of recruitment for radical Islamists, a breeding ground for terrorists,” said Tudor Ionescu, the leader of the far-right Noua Dreapta party.

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