The mosque is to be built in the suburb of Votanikos in a mostly industrial area on a site owned by the Greek navy.

However some Muslims have complained that the site is not suitable for an official mosque which would be more convenient near public transportatopm or in the city center.

“We are Greek citizens and taxpayers and it is our right. We deserve to have a place to pray with dignity,” says Naim Elghandour, an Egyptian who has lived in Greece for 44 years and is the president of the Muslim Association of Greece.

Athens remains as the only EU capital without a mosque.

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis described the new bill as “a decisive step in regards to rights and in particular in regards to the self-evident right to practise religious worship in conditions that respect the dignity of believers.”

The bill is to set aside 946,000 euros in the debt-ridden country.

 

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Achillus
Achillus
2016-08-22 14:07

f**k!

guest
guest
2016-08-22 17:32

kick them all out to Africa and Asia. We do not want them here. Treat them the same way Israelis treat Palestinians.

fuck_nazis
fuck_nazis
2016-08-22 16:37

giati f**k re megale?

Mike Jamal
Mike Jamal
2016-08-23 00:23

but Henry, what will the neighbours think? In this case, But Costa, what about the olive trees? Open that and you can be assured they want to break your statues next. Kick them out and send them East where they belong.

Zhto Hellas
Zhto Hellas
2016-08-23 08:39

Send them back to the Middle East, Greece will never change for anyone. Long live Greece and the Greek Orthodox Church. Leave our country!!!

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-08-23 10:13

Greeks should only allow this once Constantinople is back in Greece and Hagia Sofia has the cross back on the dome, the minarets gone, the cathedral restored at the expenses of the saracens and 500y of the leasing for Thrace payed 😉

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allahusnackbar
2016-08-23 11:10

However some Muslims have complained that the site is not suitable for an official mosque which would be more convenient near public transportatopm or in the city center.

OF COURSE its more convenient to be near crowded centres and not away from people and next to the navy …. so you can kill as much people and plan terror attacks close to the city hubs.