Saturday, May 10, 2008
Islam is a part of Europe, says EU's Barroso
Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, said there are millions of Muslims living in Europe, noting that �Islam is already a part of Europe� during a meeting with the leaders of three religions in Brussels yesterday. �Turkey proves that a Muslim state can be both democratic and secular,� Barroso said. He said developments in Turkey were not only important for the country but also the region and the world.