Iran has a right to nuclear arms, say Tory Muslim forum

November 14th, 2007 - 2:30 am ICT by admin  
According to The Telegraph, it also wants “full recognition to the massive contribution that Islam has made to the development of Western civilisation”, and argues that preachers who advocate a rejection of democracy and its institutions should not be denied entry into Britain.

The group’s findings are a response to this summer’s report by the Tory National and International Security Policy Group chaired by new adviser, Dame Pauline Neville-Jones.

However, the way it addresses certain key issues will embarrass Cameron, says the paper.

The group says quite categorically that giving unqualified support to Israel is not in Britain’s interest, as this could damage Britain’s relationships with 15 billion Muslims worldwide, including those in Britain.

The group calls on the party to be more sympathetic towards Iran.

The forum works out of the Conservative headquarters in London. Lord Sheikh, a party donor who was given a peerage last year, is the chairman, while his wife works at the Tory headquarters. (ANI)

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