Cazeneuve urges French Muslim leaders to spread the values of “enlightened Islam”


French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (2-L) attends a meeting with members of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) at the Interior Ministry in Paris, France, 24 November 2015. CFCM president Kbibech announced the CFCM will issue certificates for Imams which shall document knowledge of theology and commitment ot teh Republican values.

The French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, told to Muslim leaders, imams and activists that they must teach their people that “enlightened” Islam denounce terrorism.

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve urged French Muslim leaders on Sunday to help in the fight against terrorism and teach their people the values of the “enlightened Islam.”

Reuters news agency, reported that Cazeneuve met with 400 Muslim leaders, imams and activists on Sunday to discuss about the ongoing fight against the possible radicalisation of some of the French Muslims.

Anouar Kbibech, head of France's Muslim Council (CFCM), said that the unusual meeting of 10 Muslim federations an...

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